Home and Garden, Sheep

Close Encounters

Once upon a time (December 20th to be(e) exact), we were sitting in the garden enjoying the warm(ish) winter day. Oh and enjoying a bottle of wine from the Priorat DO. We had emptied the carafe into our glasses when a bee flew into the carafe. I tilted the carafe to free her and in… Continue reading Close Encounters

Home and Garden

Extracting Happiness From Common Things

"The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things."Henry Ward Beecher Random things that make me stop and appreciate them...things of nature. Last week our power downstairs kept going out and when we traced it we found that the pump in our outdoor fountain was bad. We got out… Continue reading Extracting Happiness From Common Things

Exploring, Vineyard

A Winter’s Tale of Sheep and Almond Blossoms

Do you ever have those days that go completely differently than you planned?! I got up this morning and wrote out my to-do list and what a list it is, let me tell you. It is now 5:30pm and I haven't done ONE thing on the list. And you know what? I am okay with… Continue reading A Winter’s Tale of Sheep and Almond Blossoms