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November Arrived Upon Droplets of Fog

November arrived here upon the droplets of fog that blanketed our village last night and this morning. It made for some stunning photo opportunities. I hope you enjoy them. An alien invasion, perhaps?! Nature is truly amazing. We all need to take the time to enjoy the simple things in life. Especially now. In nature… Continue reading November Arrived Upon Droplets of Fog

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The Wrath of Mother Nature

If you've been reading my blog for the past three years then you probably noticed my lack of grape and vineyard photos this summer. No daily updates and photos of how any number of different bunches of grapes were ripening. No videos or photos of the harvest. 2020 has been a difficult year in so… Continue reading The Wrath of Mother Nature

Beach, Vineyard, Xan & Bob

Farewell September! Thank You for the Memories

Farewell September! Thank you for the memories. We filled the month with special moments and time together. What could be better? We spent just about every weekday morning at the beach. The few tourists that were here in August had returned home, the kids are back in school here and that meant just a few… Continue reading Farewell September! Thank You for the Memories

Sunrises & Sunsets, Vineyard

A Simple Sunrise and Spectacular Flowers

Just a simple sunrise on a Tuesday in the middle of September. A plot or two of vines to give the view some depth. Throw in some spectacular flowers. Perfect way to start the day. These gorgeous flowers are called Mirabilis jalapa. That note is especially for my sisters who keep asking me to tell… Continue reading A Simple Sunrise and Spectacular Flowers

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

In my last post "The Birth of Carinyena" I told you that we wondered why they bothered replanting that plot which seemed so far from their other plots. Well, the last time I hiked up there I met the winemaker heading in the other direction. He stopped his truck and we chatted for a couple… Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly