🌻🌻🌻 It was a sun-soaked, May afternoon, as we sped from Avignon to Paris, and were treated to seemingly, unending views of verdant pastures, whizzing by like freeze frames from the window of our TGV. I suspect, that to many of our fellow travelers, the expansive… Continue Reading “Pastorale (Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure!)”
Returning to this aerie, Côte d’Azur Was meant to be a salve, a jaunt, a spree of sorts, yet (tears held back) I’m steady, sure that paths we chose back then were meant to be. ‘Savons en place’ a charming fantasy Of… Continue Reading “Savvy ‘Savonneurs’”
Roadside trees protect the farmer’s plows They stand for miles, like well placed fence posts, true, Aligned, an arboreal arch of bending boughs That beckon me to venture: “Bienvenue.” Provence’s countryside in colors true with fragrant lavender, sunflowers gold, Painting flashing vistas, reds and… Continue Reading “The Road to St. Remy de Provence”
My entry(a little late, this week) for The Weekly Photo Challenge:On Top.
It was a very windy, sparkling clear day, on the cliffs overlooking Villfranche sur Mer, when we stopped into the lounge for a sip. As we sat by the tall arching windows atop Eze Village at Le Cevre d’Or, we ordered our wine and… Continue Reading “Delicious…En Provence”
🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹 He silences the whispering of his doubting demons. She is his whole world and he is merely a corner of hers, neatly compartmentalized between her career and her quest for perfection. Forcing a smile in an effort to not to rain on her… Continue Reading “La Vie en Rose”
The Mediterranean Sea glistened in the early morning sun, as our flight from Geneva tipped its wing low in preparation for our approach to Nice. Later, when this photograph was taken, we were perched on our terrace at the hilltop, Eze Village, viewing the… Continue Reading “Photo Friday: Body of Water”
🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹 Casement canvas before me, a surprise! French garden gathered within marble, stony granite rock. Sunlight streaming in through aged vines, coaxing colorful coleus; and verdant vines reach skyward as if in prayer.
Swan lake gliders slide beyond our Provence picket fence: Bucolic “Les Baux.” This photo was taken while ‘en Provence’ last April. While staying at “La Cabro d’Or”, we would stroll from our garden terrace to the manor house, around this lovely lake, and the… Continue Reading “Haiku Friday: “Les Baux de Provence””