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this photo. I just had to share it with you......

Today was sunny and warm and we saw swarms of crane birds flying overhead, they are coming back from Africa which is a sign that Spring is on its way, cannot wait!

J'espère que vous avez un mercredi heureux

L x

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  1. Europe has such cool looking cars. I wish they would revamp the look of the standard sedans here in the US!

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  2. Want one want one waaaaaaaaannnnnnt one!! Although - with the petrol strike would be marooned somewhere fast. Could be fun being marooned with that car somewhere ;-)

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  3. The license plates alone I would even settle for. Very cool look. ~Lili

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  4. oh yes but if spring is coming to you, then autumn may be on its way to us.... hmmmmmm

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  5. My friend had a Citreon 2CV. It was great to drive around in when we were younger !!
    Can't wait for Spring, Leeann. It wont be long now, although, for the past two days we have had terrible snow and sleet. XXXX

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  6. J'adore SPRING.. my favourite time of the year! FAB photo!

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  7. Exciting to hear this lovely news Leeann! You all deserve to feel a little sun on your bones after your Big Chill.
    Millie ^_^

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  8. Oh so jealous that you are heading into spring..my favourite season!! Love that vintage car..just gorgeous! x

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  9. O.K...thanks....we just had 6 inches of snow dumped on us!!! You lucky girl you!!

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  10. Love it!
    What a great photo..
    Hooray spring is on it's way:)
    jeanne

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  11. The perfect car for picnicking! So cute :-)

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  12. I love that little car too! Reminds me of the taxis we took in Scotland...well sort of. Mumzie :)

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  13. Well what a cutie pie... and such a gorgeous colour too...X

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  14. I love, love, love these gorgeous creatures too! Leigh

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  15. Sigh. I just love those Deux-Chevaux's, Leeann.

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  16. Spring is in the air...enfin!
    Lovely coming to your site and reading your posts.
    My uncle had the same car years back, brought back memories.
    Have a beautiful day,
    Brigitte

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  17. Oh just what I need in such a cold and cloudy day in NYC. Thank you for the inspiration. I'm looking forward to Spring.

    xoxo

    Julie

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  18. Hi Leeann,

    Love the little 2CV and it was a car that I always wanted too.
    Glad that Spring is on its way ~ enjoy and I hope that your week is happy.

    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  19. I am jealous of your warm weather and birds :o)

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  20. Hi Leeann, That car again it keeps cropping up love them as well, however we only have a few driving around our big country town. Nice to know warmer weather is around the corner for you. We had a warm 28 degrees today. Manda x

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  21. It is also my favorite car!! I even brought mine to the States and made quite an impression on the roads. Unfortunately, snow and salt ate away the car....am thinking of bringing another one from France and painting it bright red...will be going to Lot et Garonne in may, am sure i can find one there..francine

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