Monthly Archives: February 2011

Missing in Action

We’ve had company from Canada the past week, and have we been busy!  David took the week off and we have seen so much….. some that we’ve seen before, and many that are new.  I haven’t had time to get … Continue reading

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The Guy That Wakes Me Up Every Morning..

The guy that wakes me up every morning works here.  No, not David.  He’s really very good at trying NOT to wake me up when he gets up early to study or go to the gym. I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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Preparation Day

Today I spent trying to get the house ready for company.  Two of David’s cousins and their wives are arriving from Canada early Wednesday morning.  That means TWO guest rooms to be readied, and the cat moved to the 2nd … Continue reading

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Lovely Day of Sewing

Today, I had a rare day of sewing and good company.  Alice came over, and after a feast of fresh French bread, butter and good coffee, we adjourned to the sewing room.She had a small quilt to sandwich, and we … Continue reading

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Amouage – Tour of a Perfume Factory.

“Founded over a quarter of a century ago, Amouage is a niche luxury fragrance house that draws inspiration from its birthplace of the Sultanate of Oman, infusing reference points from a rich and colorful heritage that fires the imagination of … Continue reading

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Breaking News on Plant Identification!

I did some research today on the flowers I saw two days ago…. and I have some corrections to make… The second photo , incorrectly identified as a pomegranate, is an African Tulip Tree, Spathodea campanulata.  It is native to … Continue reading

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It Started Out As An Ordinary Morning Walk…

There was a beautiful sunrise over the mountains this morning, so, of course, I had to snap a shot of it.  I DO love my iPhone after all. We walked through the wadi a different way.  Now, a wadi is … Continue reading

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