This is a new leaf on a Chardonnay vine. The vineyard is just beginning its 2013 growth cycle.
May is full of holidays in France. May 1 is Labor Day, or la fête du Travail, in France and many other countries. And then 10 days from now the Christian holiday of Pentecost — la Pentecôte — will be celebrated, with a Monday holiday in France called le lundi de Pentecôte.
The recent garden pruning we had done left us with four or five big piles of branches that we need to cut up for use as firewood.
If it rains on every one of these holidays, people in France will get pretty grouchy. We've finally started having some nice weather, and Walt and I have been getting a lot of work done in the yard and garden — tilling, mowing, and cutting wood, mostly. I guess with today's rain we can take a holiday too.
Holidays are probably the only saving grace of religion!ReplyDelete
Everybody who possibly can is taking the whole of this week off, so they will have had the benefit of some good weather, even if the holidays themselves are poor.ReplyDelete
The sunshine in your yard looks so nice :)ReplyDelete
We finally had sun yesterday! woo hooo! We've had days and days of rain and temsp in the 40s and 50s. Now, my azaleas are in full bloom, though!
Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seemsReplyDelete
as though you relied on the video to make your point.
You definitely know what youre talking about, why waste your intelligence on just posting videos
to your site when you could be giving us something informative to read?
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:-) There is no video in this post!ReplyDelete