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11 Jan 2018

Water


Two days ago people in our French village woke up 
to this surprise. Our young friendly neighbor sent us 
the photos - as we are not able to be there because of health issues.



The village road -
and behind the house - the last flooding seems
to have been 30 years ago.






We deposited our furniture from the farmhouse in the barn
ajoining the house - we hope the damage will be not too bad. 
There are boxes and boxes full stuff gathered during lovely
summer stays in the Vosges - also many books - dictionaries and
non-fiction - about nature and wild animals and the region.



We got these absolutely charming New Year whishes from
the future proprietors of the farm house. Their 3 year old son
built the snowman. He is a love of a boy and the snowman tells
it all. We are happy that our so well cared of farmhouse will
be in good hands in a few weeks.

Meanwhile I am using the recovering time of DH
to work on a combined fabric-paper book.



Teapot and cup made by pulled stitches, but helas -
the fabric did not give itself to be pulled - so it looks
like stitched


Stitches everywhere



I love to do some needle lace

3 comments:

  1. The needlelace looks great in the sunshine.
    The village looks dreadful in the flood.
    The snowman looks charming on the rock.
    I hope your husband's rehabilitation looks good!

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  2. Oje, so viel Wasser. Ich hoffe, es hat Euer Hab und Gut verschont. Deine Stickereien sind immer wieder schön.

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  3. Oh, how sad for you and the new owners too! I DO hope that the damage is not too much and that all of the things in storage are safe Nd dry! I also hope that you and DH are feeling better!!! Hope it is not serious , Anneleiese?? DO, please take care. Your embroidery is really lovely! I have a lot of pieces of old embroidery and hand crochetedm hNd tatted lace from DH's Mum and Grannies! LOVE it and I USE it! Take care, My Friend and feel MUCH better, VERY soon!

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