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... Verdon Gorge but want to do it at sunrise to avoid any tight hiccups with other vehicles! Frankly we were really disappointed with the D17 southern road route named Corniche Sublime. We could only see the view of the Gorges at set points until almost the end when it opens up. Trees obscured the view for much of the way. Glad we did leave early though. Some of the hair pins would not have managed two large ...
... ahead of us. Well I wrote that this morning! How quickly things change. About 3 pm the skies darkened and we could hear the thunder approaching. Now 9pm and it is still hissing down any La metéo is tres mauvais for tomorrow also. Not too fussed about the rain now but we have to leave Wednesday and don't really want to pack everything away wet. We English have a saying though.... "C'est la vie" ( I wonder what that is in French, Rodney) I still love the place and ...
... It was incredible how they had built a church and monastery up this mountain. We had missed Mass but were able to sit there in the quiet and wonder. The Lord was present in the tabernacle way up there on the top of the hill adding to the special moments. Fr David had told us that legend (and I am starting to understand that legend doesn't mean unreal stories!) spoke of angels carrying Mary up to the cave. I called on my guardian angel but he also thinks I need ...
... a problem."
I was asking her "says who?" and she replied:
"Says me. No, says god. Actually says me."
An observation she made once:
"You'll never get married if you think every boy is cute."
One night when i was sitting next to the bathtub while she was bathing. its no lie, i have a stomach. So she looks at me and bluntly states:
"It's looks like your baby is making."
"If the man in the moon made ...
... him around and he met some of my friends here, it was great! To continue the festivities Andrea came to visit the very next week for 10 days!
This house was very busy and full of people between July and August!
But the summer! oooooh, I wish I could go back to the summer. Long warm summer days. Lounging by the pool. We'd eat breakfast, lunch and dinner outside. It was light until 9:30 PM. One of the best summers i've experienced in my short life!