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Ferdinand the Bull

Look who it is!

Look who it is!

A certain theme party had us mulling over our favorite books from childhood.  And we have to say, The Story of Ferdinand was our number one pick for read-out-loud.

Ferdinand likes to sit under the cork tree.

Ferdinand likes to sit under the cork tree.

The simple, neat illustrations make us smile and the story has a soothing message.  Ferdinand is just a bull who would rather sit under the shade of his cork tree and smell the flowers that fight ferociously in la corrida de toros in Madrid.

Smelling the flowers.

Smelling the flowers.

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And we’re dreaming about la Côte d’Azur.  It looks like paradise, n’est pas?  When dashboard tell us it’s -2 we start dreaming about our favorite sundress, the smell of the ocean, and pistachio gelato.  What gets you through the Minnesotan winters?

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We miss…

the hustle and bustle of Harriet.

And we miss the intimacy of the lake on a cool Saturday night.

We could run those paths in our sleep.

What are you homesick for?

This is home.

This is home.

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226 Rue Rivoli

The perfect post-museum visit treat.

I loved pretending I was a princess…and wondering if Coco Channel had sipped tea at my table…

Angelina.

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