Thursday, September 10, 2009

10 Trippy Tricks in Provence

Every morning in Provence begins with the same predictable ritual: golden rays of light breaking over newly harvested lavender fields...
... touching the backyard succulents with a peachy glow...
... and sending Anna and me to the local boulangerie for crispy baguettes and thick, crunchy loaves of bread resembling a tree of life. After breakfast...
... our workshop begins on the outdoor patio. Anna's backyard is a little bit of heaven. We can hardly believe our good fortune to be here in such beautiful surroundings, a group of friends making jewelry together.
The mid-afternoon sun burned hot, and there was some drama moving the umbrella!
But soon enough things were set to right, and we continued working on our 10 Trippy Tricks necklaces. Now it's "wine-o-clock time," as the girls put it--time to set our work aside and pour a glass, followed by a dinner featuring Anna's Moroccan chicken. Mmmmm...

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