Archive for November, 2011

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Wine Tasting November 26 ’11

NAPA   NAPA   NAPA    NAPA    NAPA As I write this we are visiting family near Napa for Thanksgiving. The valley is particularly lovely this time of year, with lots of color in the vineyards. This morning I caught this photo of water droplets on cabernet grapes that were left behind in the recent harvest. ARTIST     ARTIST     […]

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Arrival: Pernes les Fontaines and Gordes

Our base for our first week in France was an apartment in Pernes les Fontaines, the “Town of Forty Fountains,” about 30 minutes southeast from Avignon. Since our first booking was with  Untours,  our second day we attended a brief orientation meeting in nearby L’Isle sur la Sorgue. We recommend Untours for occasional travelers like […]

France trip October '11, Wine Tasting
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Lummi Island Wine Tasting November 19 ’11

STUDIO TOUR  STUDIO TOUR   STUDIO TOUR  STUDIO TOUR   STUDIO TOUR Last week was Winter artists’ Studio tour. Not “Winter Artists,” but “Winter Studio Tour.” Until a few years ago, this used to happen the first weekend in December. But because Winter –the real Winter, frozen and dark and gloomy– often makes an appearance around here […]

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Lummi Island Artists’ Studio Tour & Wine Tasting Nov 12-13

ARTIST   ARTIST   ARTIST   ARTIST   ARTIST   ARTIST ARTIST   ARTIST We are delighted to announce that our artist for the Studio Tour is Anita Aparicio, who does wonderful mixed media paintings. Each of her pieces has the nostalgiac feel of a scrapbook page, while at the same time juxtaposing unexpected images that build engaging tapestries of shapes […]

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