Springtime in Italy

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© Deborah Downes
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I’m still at my home in Dallas. In about two weeks I’ll return to this Italian farm house that sits within an undulating valley surrounded by hills and distant mountains. I’m so looking forward to experiencing another spring there, as well joining my dear sweet husband Fred. He’s busily working on the championship course surrounding this house. Sadly the old road depicted in this shot will soon be covered with dirt. I captured this view last spring.

15 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    I know you will be glad to see him. What a beautiful scene that awaits you.

  • Fred Downes

    Fred Downes said (16 Mar 2011):

    I kind of miss the weeds in the pavers after seeing this shot. it looks a bit bare now. Please bring some dry weather with you. Or an ark. But the trees are starting to bloom and it is getting warmer, anyway. All we need is some sun.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    you must be excited about return to this beautiful spot!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    A gorgeous shot, Deb! LOL @ Fred!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    So idyllic and homey!! I love it!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    This is a delightful view, I should think you can't wait to be back there..

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    Love the yellow framing with the yellow floweers..

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (18 Mar 2011):

    De...light...full.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    Great view...I'll bet you are anxiously looking forward to returning to Italy and to join your husband...I am sure you will bring the sunshine when you get there.

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (19 Mar 2011):

    Oh this is depicting such a warm feeling of lazy hot summers, idyllic conditions. What a place to go back to Deb. Can understand why you love it so much!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (21 Mar 2011):

    Your images always have such elegance and appreciation for beauty

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker   gave props (22 Mar 2011):

    You should be working for the postcard company... Tell Fred to stop weeding. ;-)

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (22 Mar 2011):

    I love this beautiful shot, Deb! The view is lovely! Wonderful composition! The greens and golds are luscious!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (22 Mar 2011):

    Irresistible!

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (24 Mar 2011):

    Beautiful Deb, wish I could go with you! LOL!

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