Tuesday, May 31, 2011


of all ages
take turns
filling the air
with jangle and joy
(more on june 2nd)

Monday, May 30, 2011

one weekend each year

our town fills
with a wondrous array of revelers.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

i 'shutter' to think of it

but in the last 30 minutes i've lost 200 images
and found that the comment problem plaguing so many of you has now spread to brattleboro
(update: the images have been retrieved and the comment problem resolved...yeah!)

Saturday, May 28, 2011

no pussy-footin' around...

wishing you all a weekend to purr about.
an enthusiastic meow of welcome to new followers:
laura monego, angela, cye gray

Friday, May 27, 2011

dearest julie, every soul touched by you is illuminated.

bright jewel of a thousand facets,
beloved friend,
happy, happy birthday

Thursday, May 26, 2011

the house next door is purple

it beckons to the street with its fetching entry way

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

the sun, at last, returns today

rejoice, relax, get out and play

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

sit and rest awhile

local hospice volunteers plant and maintain this serene garden year after year
at living memorial park

Monday, May 23, 2011

Sunday, May 22, 2011

if we gaze into these windows

could we glimpse this house's soul?

Saturday, May 21, 2011

do you suppose rapunzel in her tower

rejoiced in the arrival of spring?

Friday, May 20, 2011


this floppy pup will be auctioned off
for our local art school's scholarship fund.

welcome new followers:
marina vodyanova, gabriel vecino, electricwitch

Thursday, May 19, 2011

you don't need a crystal ball to know

how grateful i am to all of you for your wonderful comments.

once again i must leave town.
this time i'm pre-posting,
but i won't be able to visit your blogs for a few days.
have a great weekend!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

the rain has played

a weighty trick
on the azalea bushes and the crab apple trees

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Monday, May 16, 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011

in april the ground wore rags of snow

today it is dressed in petals of dotted swiss.

Friday, May 6, 2011

to be in nice with malyss

is to be inside the dream of a poet

i must be away again, this time on family business.
thank you new followers kluayhom, don'tunplugyourhub, meghan, and perthdaily.
and thank you to all the rest for your visits and your always treasured comments.
i hope to be back in a week.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

lenore and erik blegvad once climbed these steps to their home in roquebrunne.

thank you, dearest jilly, for leading me up the path to their old door

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

click. jilly of riviera dogs, menton daily photo, and monte carlo daily photo

made a gorgeous portrait of gerome, this charming man's french bulldog.
these photos almost capture the delight the man took in seeing his beloved pet immortalized by jilly

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Monday, May 2, 2011

in the market in menton

we bought a baby wheel of fresh, creamy sheep cheese
from this gentle spirit

Sunday, May 1, 2011

theme day: mail box

or was that "male"box?
(this is just the way my camera found him)

gorbio, france