Monday, August 4, 2014

Worth a Thousand Words: Sunflowers on the Banks of the Seine

Gustave Caillebotte, Sunflowers on the Banks of the Seine, c. 1885-1886
via Arts Everyday Living
My mother and I were recently talking about sunflowers. During her recent spell in the hospital I sent her a bouquet of them. And this picture makes me think of her and the pleasure she says everyone has taken in those flowers.

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  1. Lovely! Sunflowers are my favorite garden crop because they're easy to grow and are so beautiful. I don't have one of those clever machines for hulling them, so I save the seeds, often simply the entire heads, for feeding the birds (and pushy squirrels!) in the winter. Serve with your favorite Russian novel.

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    1. What a good idea to save the entire flower with seeds! I'm going to remember that!

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  2. But don't fall into the river in Paris while gathering sunflowers; you'd be in-Seine!

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    1. Laughed out loud. Actually did! You nut! :-D

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