FOTD: Les fleurs de France

More French flowers! When we first got to Merville-Franceville-Plage, we got lost trying to find the address of the Airbnb farmhouse our family had rented. The GPS on our rental car wasn’t able to find it either! Eventually we went to the tourist information center, just off the roundabout in the middle of town, where […]

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FOTD: French Roses

In June, in Normandy, France, my family rented a farmhouse for two weeks on the edge of the small town Merville-Franceville-Plage. It was very pastoral and photogenic! These beautiful pink roses were in bloom just outside one of the farmhouse windows. Posted for Cee’s FOTD 7/12/19.

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FOTD: Rose

I spotted this pretty orangish rose growing near a farmhouse in Merville-Franceville-Plage, in the province of Normandy, France, where we spent a week last month. Posted for Cee’s FOTD 7/11/19.

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FOTD: White Peonies

I am adding my photo of peonies to Cee’s FOTD 6/11/19!  Most likely this will be my last entry for the month. We are leaving for France later today! Close-up:  I had never really looked at the inside of a peony before. These have opened up all the way, revealing their fertile interiors! Long view: […]

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FOTD: Poppies

On a recent visit to the Chicago Botanic Gardens, my friend and I went to see the annual display of poppies. The workers there do a great job of creating an entire field of colorful poppies! It is a joy to see this display every spring! Posted for Cee’s FOTD 6/7/19.

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