La Bastide Cabezac
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... the Netherlands and gave the piece to the couple as a wedding gift. They subsequently gave it to my parents. Our miniature sculpture, about three feet in length, of a reclining Madame Borgese, sister of Napoleon, sits on the sideboard in our den.
She is titled Ebe, "goddess of immortality feeding on nectar," sculpted in 1816-17. Canova and his studio made three versions of Ebe (also Hebe).
The is the sculpture we have in our den. This ...
... that time the tires buried into the muck of the canal. We avoided what only seconds earlier was our imminent drowning; we waded ashore, about ten feet, found a pay phone, called Jimmy Schendle at Tulane in New Orleans to come get us and the rest is history. The only shame surrounding the entire episode is that we missed the roaring smack of Betsy in Baton Rouge. For LSU college kids back then hurricanes were life altering events. I was an LSU student for nine years (a ...
... journey even if it was very typical of every other medieval town,
including San Marino and Mont San Michel. It made a pleasant end to
the day and the end of the holiday. We dined outside yet again, in a
small square jammed full of dining tables from at least four
restaurants. We finally wandered back to the hotel, well after
darkness had fallen, admiring the flood-lit ancient city walls.
I woke up about 9am and could see blue sky from the skylight in my room, yay the sun was shining and there were no raindrops. Then I remembered, this day last year I was attending my sons funeral. &%#* Does it make it any easier being in France today? No. I miss him so much it hurts, and just want to turn the clock back and make it all a very bad dream. But no, sadly, that can't happen, so what to do. Was determined to go out rather than sit at home ...
We walked to the chateaux next where our guide pointed out two parallel lines of holes in the castle walls, just beneath the crenellations. These were used to insert poles that supported temporary wooden galleries that were erected when the castle was besieged. These provided additional cover for archers and crossbow men firing down on the attackers below. A replica of these structures has been built on the eastern battlements. The chateaux, along with the ...