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Autumn Landscape, by Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch

Hendrik Johannes Weissenbruch (born Jan Hendrik on 19 June 1824 in The Hague – 24 March, 1903 in The Hague) was a Dutch painter of the Hague School.
 
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)
 

This humble cottage could be a good home, except that I do not see windows.  Even a humble cottage needs windows so one  can sit indoors  while admiring the view.  I would use the row-boat to go up and down the river.  Picnics in the summer and skating in the winter.

 

Bastille Day:  Happy Bastille Day to the French

Today is Bastille Day, the French national holiday.  So Happy Bastille Day to the French.  The French Revolution fascinates me.  The Ancien Régime was destroyed and thousands of innocent people were guillotined.  But France rebuilt.

The News

 
English
The Montreal Gazette: http://www.montrealgazette.com/index.html
The National Post: http://www.nationalpost.com/index.html
The Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/
The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/
Le Monde diplomatique: http://mondediplo.com/ EN
 
CBC News: http://www.cbc.ca/news/
CTV News: http://www.ctvnews.ca/
 
French
Le Monde: http://www.lemonde.fr/
Le Monde: http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr// FR
Le Devoir: http://www.ledevoir.com/
La Presse: http://www.lapresse.ca/
 
German
Die Welt: http://www.welt.de/
 
© Micheline Walker
14 July 2012
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