Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Romance is in the Air
What does romance have to do with a cake stand filled with grapes?
As I reached up to cut the stem on my very own grapes, thoughts rushed through my mind of Italy and the romance I dream of being on holiday there.
Did you happen to see the movie, A Walk in the Clouds ? It is a very romantic movie that includes a vineyard in Napa Valley, California. Not exactly Italy, but it is my imagination I am writing about.
These are the very first table grapes I have grown on the farm. So, I guess if it gives me a euphoric feeling to cut my grapes....I will hold on to that feeling for today!
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DEar Meggie, Do you know that you are living in a heaven... :)) The grapes are very big and delicious I think.. You grow many kind of vegetables and fruits and also flowers in your farm.. Heaven in the world I think..:))ReplyDelete
Best best wishes..
Oh Beck....you are always so sweet and generous with your comments. I do have a good life on the Prairie.Delete
Dearest friend, out imaginations are too far apart:-) I dream of Tuscany, eating grapes and enjoying the colors of the scenery--let's pack our bags! XOXOReplyDelete
Hello Susan....Just as soon as I make the trip to Scotland, I will be ready for Tuscany!ReplyDelete
Scotland is just lovely and my hubby says we'll go back there one day--his grandfather was from Edinborough. If you go, the street before the Royal Mile to the Castle is Cockburn Street!Delete
Those grapes look delicious! Did they taste as nice as they looked? JxReplyDelete
Hello Jan....I would have to say, "Yes". They were especially good after I chilled them a bit.Delete
Ah, dreams can take us anywhere we wish at any time, with anyone.ReplyDelete
Hello Jane....I rely on my imagination many times. I find it is the same with reading fiction...or writing it!Delete
Your grapes look wonderful - is the cake stand made of milk glass?I've always found it wonderful that nobody and nothing has ever been able to stop me from thinking, dreaming, wishing and hoping.That is a richness others may never know, and something I am very grateful for.ReplyDelete
Hello Scarlet...the cake stand is Fenton shell pink. I think I will post about it later in the week. Me too, Scarlet, I'm grateful for my dreams...Delete
Very nice with your own grapes and a little romantic *smile*.ReplyDelete
Hello Elna...I agree...thanks for your comment!Delete
Love your grapes on the milk glass and I love that movie.....so romantic!ReplyDelete
I do believe I will watch the movie again this week end. Look for a post later this week about the cake stand!Delete
What a lovely feeling that must have been! Hold onto it as long as you can :)ReplyDelete
I'm still holding on and the day is almost over !!Delete
How good are those grapes, I can almost taste them. Never seen the movie but I must try to remember to look out for it. xReplyDelete
I thought they tasted real good, especially chilled a bit. The movie is an older one....Delete
Absolutely fantastic! I tried to grow grapes here but they died over the winter :( Enjoy them!ReplyDelete
I'm not sure what will happen if we have a very cold winter....for now, I'm excited about this year!Delete
Those grapes are beautiful! The translucence makes them look so dewy and sweet...darn! Now I'm hungry for grapes!ReplyDelete
Ohhhhh...they were so good and sweet!Delete
I can well imagine their deliciousness! Beautiful photographs of a very special bunch of grapes.ReplyDelete
How fabulous to go outside your own door and cut yourself a bunch of delicious grapes............I'm sure this would bring the romantic out in all of us. xxReplyDelete
Beautiful photos of luscious grapes, Meggie. I think grapes are very romantic and so was that movie.ReplyDelete
Beautiful! Nothing like fruit from your own farm to take you all sorts of places ;)ReplyDelete
The grapes look so beautiful and tasty! I would love to visit Italy, I'm just a romantic at heart! I haven't seen the movie, will have to look for it. ~CherylReplyDelete
There is something about grapes that I just love! Of course, I enjoy eating the fruit, but it's more than that...the look of a cluster of grapes brings about so many lovely thoughts. It's one of my favorite motifs! Glad you are growing your own. How wonderful!ReplyDelete