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Christmas 2012
dodgecitykitty
Today, another gorgeous, if windy, day here.
Yesterday, we visited friends we know from Montauk, who have a condo not far from here. It's right on a wide canal between their complex and a complex across the water. The water leads into the Caloosahatchie River. Lovely inside; they bought it from her mother and refurbished it 3 years ago. Had a scrumptious lunch and a fine visit.

Played Hand and Foot for 3 hours again last night, with 5 others on the team. There were about 26 people playing in all. For anyone who knows the game, on the last hand, our team of 3 did not get to lay down even one! card before the other team went out; leaving us stuck with all the points in our 3 respective hands and foots! That has never happened to me before! Total annihilation! Ken was over in the little clubhouse, playing poker.

Today, I did Tai Chi again out in the sunlight and the beautifull breezes. Then, chorus at 2; but we had to stop singing because the craft club said they couldn't concentrate with our voices ringing out! There are only 3 more rehearsals before the 2 shows and we need the practice!
Tonight, Ken will play poker and I will read; I've read about 6 of the resorts library books since we've been here.

Here are a number of pics taken when we went to the outdoor art fest in downtown Ft. Myers.....P2031003
A lovely cello
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an unusual teapot
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a dragon made of folded paper!
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my little paper snake profile friend!
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I love all the signposts pointing the way all kinds of fun

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a recycled bird!
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I loved this one; reminds me of one of Andy's works
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Looks like one of the Blue Meanies, except he's grey
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The reflections of the people sort of get in the way, but the pic was just a photo of a spider and his shadow on the grass.
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What a cheery little tea set this was!
All of the above art was done by people under 20 years of age!
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This big piggy was by a booth where children could decorate china pigs of their own.
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The fountain in the middle of the park. Food was prepared and I had the best wood fire cooked pizza!
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I bought this print; the artist had many different 'brelly pics in many shades, all of them lovely. This blue one was my favorite (other than the one which cost $500). It reminds me of "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg". Anybody else ever see that movie? Dubbed in English, entirely sung, in French. Late 50's/early 60's?

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Daddy saw the movie when he was a child, but he did not really remember the story. Cherbourg is about 140km from our burrow.
on the picture of the spider we can see the reflection of Buncle Ken .

Emy-Rose & Finley

I saw the movie when I was in my teens. Star-crossed lovers; she has his child; he never knows. Years later, they run into each other; both are married to others; both have a child, boy and girl, named (I'm drawing a blank here; it's a name that serves for a girl or a boy). It impressed itself upon me because all the dialogue was sung. Also, quite beautiful photography.

That was, indeed, Buncle Ken looking at the spider's picture with me! Good call, Emy-Rose and Finley!


I Love hearing about yours and Kens adventures. And all the great pics!

THANKS,

Hare

I aim to please and I'm glad that I do. :-D

Love the dragon and snake!

They were spectacular! All the intricate folding and patience and time they took to create!

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