Xan & Bob

My 300th blog post! WOW!

Woohoo and Yippee! This is my 300th blog post! 300! That’s a BIG number! Woohoo and Yippee!!! I just might need to celebrate with some bubbly.

I expected to reach this benchmark last week. Unfortunately, I was out of commission for a full week with a nasty virus that Bob brought back with him from Monaco. His first week back I was taking care of him and then I was cursed enough to get it myself. I then ended up with Conjunctivitis just to make it more fun. I kept thinking…all this down time and I could be writing or reading but I couldn’t even handle doing that. I am happy to say that I am now feeling human again and although not completely better at least I can function. Back to the doctor for a look at my eye tomorrow and hopefully this little bug is on its way. Bob is in Montreal now for a few days and we both hope he doesn’t bring anything back with him. 😉

I’ve taken a couple of short walks in the vineyard the past couple of days. Still new wildflowers popping up and the vines are just going crazy! Green pruning started a few weeks ago but I haven’t been out to catch up with the crew to take any new photos or videos. Soon!

Anyway, here’s what I found.

Do you see the spider?

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“This flower isn’t big enough for all three of us!”

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I don’t know what these are (yet) but I LOVE THEM!

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“Put your head down and get the job done.”

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And the vines…oh my!

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One of the trees on the road up from our home had a branch break in the wind the other day. The tree is in bloom with gorgeous fragrant flowers that smell similar to lilac to me.

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I had stopped to take a couple of photos and smell the flowers on my way home from my walk on Sunday. Later on I thought how silly it was to let those beautiful flowers just die there. They would look (and smell) lovely in vases in our home. I headed up to the road to cut some blooms and was greeted with…

THIS AMAZING LIGHT! Stopped me in my tracks. So breathtaking!

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Sigh! That sunlight on the vines. Heavenly.

Back to the flowers…I cut 5 or 6 branches and brought them home and filled a couple of vases. The lilac-like scent filled the house. It was lovely. But yesterday my sinuses were not really happy. A little overloaded with the fragrance I think. So last night I (reluctantly) took them outside and put them in a jar on our table. And today…well…today I went back and cut 3 more branches! Spectacular!

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