Thursday, September 15, 2011

A Drive in the Country

We went to the market in St Cler.  To get there we ending up driving though the horrible construction in Lectour.    We surely didn't want to do that on a return trip, so off through the country for us.  BIB did not appreciate our willingness to ignore her directions, but ignore we did.  Driving along narrow country roads, between fields that have been harvested and plowed, next to ruins that look as old as time itself, we come over a small rise and find fields of sunflowers with an old farmhouse.  I am glad we often take the road less traveled.

The field of sunflowers that stretched on and on.  These were a smaller headed variety than we had been seeing.

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