Saturday, May 09, 2009
should say new new hoard as i found this last saturday at an estate sale. today's estate sale wasn't OPEN. WHAT? THE URINAL BAD!but took pics of a little old gas station and the house. poo. this weeks other sale SUCKED!
RANDOM ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA
DESHOULIERES, ANTOINETTE DU LIGIER DE LA GARDE- 1635-1694, french poetesse, b paris. daughter of the chevalier de la guarde to queen mary de medici + anne of austria. received careful + complete education. knowledge of latin, spanish, + italian + prosody. at 13 married seigneur deshoulieres, who soon left w/ prince of conde. rejoined her husband in brussels + caught the eyes of conde, but her complaining about her husbands pay, imprisoned in chateau of wilarorden(sp?) + no books but bible + her father. after a few months, he hubby attacked w/ few men and freed her. amnesty + of to france + to the court of Louis XIV, in literary society. prolific, songs too-lyrics. several plays. voltaire praised her pension from the king. her daughter also wrote poetry.
Friday, May 08, 2009
NEW bird sited. we had these white crownen sparrow migrants last year. very cool. NEVER saw them at the feeder up north.
i forgot to mention. when i opened the back door, i scared a male/female duck pair that was checking out the neighbors side yard area for a nest maybe. another idiot duck. take pic this weekend. look for feathers. i did find that 1 big feather. with blue/purple in it. cool.