This week Michael Pierre arrived at the front door early one evening. His story? He's cycling around the world and has been doing so since July 2005. The USA is his 44th country, Canada will be the 45th, and then home----to France. He asked permission to set up his tent in our backyard. Yes, we gave it to him, and took him to a cool, flat area near one of our hermitages in the adjoining woods. He came in for breakfast the next day and then was on his way. His six continent travelogue can be read at rouletabosse.com Even if you can't read French, the pictures beautifully tell his story.
Also this week our new fawn and the doe made their debut---at 7:00 a.m. in the apple orchard right at breakfast time. He/she bounced and ran and leapt around its mother and then, after 3-4 minutes, scooted after her into the woods.