dawn in Normandy

by Sharon Santoni
[blank]This morning saw me hanging around waiting for a 
friend at dawn … these things happen!
It was cold but beautiful, and I didn’t mind the wait one little bit.[blank]
[blank]Grabbed my camera and clicked away at an empty field, 
much to the surprise of the rare car that drove by.[blank]
[blank]My clients this weekend left with a truck full of goodies,
 but the hours flew past so quickly that I had no time to 
buy for myself and no time to take pictures of their loot.[blank]
[blank]Just a couple of villages we drove through[blank]


[blank]Next weekend is my April tour, and then,
 I promise you lots of brocante pics!
Hope you have had a wonderful weekend, whether 
you are entering spring or leaving the summer.
Thank you for reading me.[blank]


thefarmfiles April 21, 2013 - 4:06 pm

So gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.

Erna April 21, 2013 - 4:43 pm

Beautiful …
Erna x

Barbara Lilian April 21, 2013 - 8:59 pm

Lovely pictures, but looks cold, I'm glad I was still tucked up in bed beneath my duvet and was able to later enjoy coffee in the sunshine on my terrace.

The enchanted home April 21, 2013 - 10:47 pm

OMG! These pictures are sooo beautiful. They have me dreaming of driving through the French countryside talk about sensory overload!! Just stunning Sharon!

Jenny Rose-Innes April 22, 2013 - 1:11 am

It just reminds me that I should have my camera with me wherever I go… these photos are wonderful and you have captured a lovely moment. Thank You! I will be visiting Boussac in the Cruse very soon and cannot wait! Jennyxx

MissingHenryMitchell April 22, 2013 - 2:31 am

What heaven to be able to see such scenery every day. Thanks for sharing your photos.

Anonymous April 22, 2013 - 4:50 am

Pls send me info about your tours AND put me on the list for 2014. I am assuming that all are full for this year? Merci! [email protected]

Laura @ 52 FLEA April 22, 2013 - 5:26 am

Beautiful images Sharon. It was very cold here too this morning.
Things will warm up soon! Have a good week.

Anonymous April 22, 2013 - 6:58 am

Now these photographs were worth waiting for. Thank you for sharing such beauty. Hi Sharon enjoy the week ahead. Regards Esther from Sydney. PS thinking of the wonderful way you have with flower arranging do you have Delbard Roses close by they have the Painter's Collection I know you would love Henri Matisse, Paul Cezanne, Maurice Utrillo. They have the most beautiful roses too many to choose from.

Colleen Taylor April 22, 2013 - 7:07 am

Beautiful dreamy photos Sharon. Charming village scenes. Thank you! XO

PamLuvsPink April 22, 2013 - 9:10 am

Hi Sharon!!!!

I'm glad your friend was late and that you were able to take these beautiful romantic pictures!!!!

I absolutely love the villages with so much history!!

Thank you so much for sharing your life with us!!


brigitte April 22, 2013 - 12:58 pm

Beautiful photos…..

debbiespence.com April 22, 2013 - 2:01 pm

Thank you for the beautiful pictures. Such a wonderful reminder that the sun always comes out again. Here in the midwest of the US the sun is shining once again after record flooding that destroyed much for many. My home is high and dry, thank God, but my lovely woods that were just starting to show the signs of spring were ravished by our creek that turned into a raging river. Just a "bit" more spring clean-up than I had originally planned. The floods of life come, as do the trials, but the sun always comes out again.


Anonymous April 22, 2013 - 2:21 pm

Beautiful photos, Sharon! It is easy to get "lost" just gazing at each picture and think about all the history while imagining all the people of yesteryear wandering about the quaint streets in the village and farmers and kids working and walking the fields. Thanks for sharing your beautiful country!

Pat F.
Las Vegas, NV

Ms Lemon of Make Mine Lemon April 22, 2013 - 6:38 pm

A perfect post for Earth Day.

Anonymous April 22, 2013 - 6:56 pm

The name of this village please? (Sorry I don't speak english)

vicki archer April 22, 2013 - 7:34 pm

Beautiful Sharon… Sometimes the early mornings are magical… Your photos are lovely… xv

sagra April 22, 2013 - 9:52 pm

What fantastic pictures!! Like to go also there! Fabulous!


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