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So. A Blog. Finally, some would say…

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It’s been a long time coming.  Under pressure and duress I finally get down to it. I will try to put down in writing those ideas that I have – some I followed up on, some I haven’t.  Yet.

I’m going to give it a go.  See what happens.

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Who likes Batman? or, rather, Who Doesn’t?

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I don’t know what it is that attracts us all – young and old – to this figure.

Anyway, I’d like to share with you our soon-to-be-born baby.  Hopefully you will like it:

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This would be a little brother to our first and second born, the much celebrated daddy cookie cutter, and the much younger daddy/mommy batman apron:

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Next to come are some pics of batman cookies !

 

 

Pick a Pic – France – Fields and Castles

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Today – impressions from the French countryside: fields and castles

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field dressed in brown

Driving along the route I saw this bird, hovering over a canal. It hovered, seemingly motionless, and then plunged down, beak first, into the ditch. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to video the whole thing… still, it was beautiful.

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Colza field pretty in yellow

There are so many castles to choose from, these were a first for me – hence the share

Château de Montpoupon

Château de Montpoupon

And a panoramic view of same

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Château Rigny-Ussé

Château Rigny-Ussé

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I just love France, and, yes, the French. I’m familiar with many, off-the-beaten-track places. Ask me for advice…

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Pick a Pic – Medieval Towns and Markets in France – Vendôme

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Today – impressions from the French countryside: Vendôme where Honoré de Balzac went to school…  A Place so beautiful and serene – beautiful parks and history

 

 

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An old canal

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Lavoir des Cordeliers an old times place to wash your clothes

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La Porte Saint Georges

La Porte Saint Georges

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I just love France, and, yes, the French. I’m familiar with many, off-the-beaten-track places. Ask me for advice…