Les vins de Bourgogne (Burgundy, France)

representations of labor in the vineyard sometimes signify the work of good Christians in the vineyard of the Lord;

Regence style Gold room, Banque de France, former hotel particulier of Comte de Toulouse - Paris

Regence style Gold room, Banque de France, former hotel particulier of Comte de Toulouse - Paris

In return for land used to grow their own food, the serfs had to work for the lord of the manor.   As well as farming their own land, each serf had to work a fixed number of days per year on land owned by the lord and his family

What Were the Effects of the Black Death?

Numerous droughts have hit European agriculture over the ages, but their overall extent has been known mainly from scattered historical documents. Here, an English calendar page, circa shows men harvesting wheat. (Queen Mary’s Psalter, Wikimedia commons)

'Portrait du comte St-Genois d'Anneaucourt' (1927) by Christian Schad

Christian Schad, Portrait du comte St-Genois d’Anneaucourt, 1927

Jean-August-Dominique Ingres, the greatest French portrait painter of his day, created this view of the Comtesse d'Haussonville -- formerly Louise, Princesse de Broglie, who married the Comte at 18 years old. The work met with a 'storm of approval' for its intimate portrayal of the princess. Get this print for 20% off using the code VP20 at checkout on VintPrint.com!

Comtesse d'Haussonville by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - Vicomtess Othenin d’Haussonville

Sig Bergamin's NYC Bedroom: art photo of Carla Bruni (by Michel Comte)

This week’s On the Inside is pulled from the pages of Elle Decor and features designer Sig Bergamin’s Manhattan apartment.

For all my MTHFR mutation followers and friends:  Anyone out there doing a CBS mutation protocol that is working for them?  If so, please let me know any protocal, suppl...

MTHFR / CBS protocol help?

Having high ammonia and low is a common problem among people with certain SNP mutations. Treating these effectively can help with brain fog, fatigue and other symptoms.

BELFORT

The Lion stands guard over the town and was sculpted by the man who made the Statue of Liberty, (or designed Lady Liberty, I can't remember which.) Another place I stayed for a few nights, many years ago.

Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck (also called Comte (Count) Maeterlinck  (29 August 1862 – 6 May 1949) was a Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist who wrote in French. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1911. The main themes in his work are death and the meaning of life. His plays form an important part of the Symbolist movement.

Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck August 1862 – 6 May was a Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in

Hannelore Knuts by Michel Comte for Harper's Bazaar UK August 2010 by grace

Hannelore Knuts by Michel Comte for Harper’s Bazaar UK, August 2010

"It matters little who first arrives at an #idea,  rather what is significant is how far that idea can go." Adored by Carl Friedrich Gauss for her #math, praised by August Comte for her #philosophy. #Prime numbers and a Prize bear her name. Short read about her life and work by Simon Singh http://to.pbs.org/1iMLyId

"It matters little who first arrives at an #idea, rather what is significant is how far that idea can go." Adored by Carl Friedrich Gauss for her #math, praised by August Comte for her #philosophy. #Prime numbers and a Prize bear her name. Short read about her life and work by Simon Singh http://to.pbs.org/1iMLyId

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