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Xan & Bob

Nature’s Inspiration

Did you take time this week to just stop and look at nature's beauty? A cloud? The sunlight? A tree? A flower in your garden? I did and it was spectacular! And this...the incredible 1,400 year old Olive tree. How many sunrises and sunsets has it seen? And yesterday while we worked in the garden… Continue reading Nature’s Inspiration

Xan & Bob

What Opportunities Lie Beyond?

October has arrived here in the vineyard with a coolness to the morning air followed by a warm sunny day. The best of both worlds, I think. October! The last three months of 2019. The last three months of the decade. Didn't the year just start? Wasn't it just January when we were thinking about… Continue reading What Opportunities Lie Beyond?

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Farewell to September’s Touch of Autumn

We are bidding farewell to the first week of Autumn and to September. The month seemed to fly by as they all seem to do. Harvest continues in the vineyard and the vines are showing the first signs of the brushstroke of Autumn colors. Farewell September, thank you for the memories. Welcome Autumn, I look… Continue reading Farewell to September’s Touch of Autumn

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A Palette of Grapes Didn’t Make The Cut

We've all heard the saying, 'It's what's inside that counts.' Well, that is especially true with grapes it seems. A couple of days ago on my morning walk, I decided to go see if my favorite bunch of grapes (and their friends) had been picked yet. As I walked along the end of the rows… Continue reading A Palette of Grapes Didn’t Make The Cut

Xan & Bob

Cheers To Me! I DID IT!

WOOHOO!!!! I DID IT!!! Today, I passed my practical driving exam!!!! You may remember that in June I wrote a post about passing the theory exam. If you don't remember you can find the post here. You can also read about Bob's adventure of passing the Spanish Driving exams here. I passed the theory in… Continue reading Cheers To Me! I DID IT!