There were great stables, where a dozen grooms and boys held forth, rows of vine-clad servants' cottages, an endless and orderly array of outhouses, long grape arbors
, green pastures, orchards, and berry patches.
Angelique's bed beneath my grape arbor
should prove a perfect home for her.
Legend has it that the town was named after the wives of its founders, and the two Anns (hence the city's nickname, A2) enjoyed sitting together under a wild grape arbor
. It's nice to think of these fast female friends as establishing the spirit of the town, and that today they'd welcome a gay lady or two to join them, (visitannarbor.org).
Caption: CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: A grape arbor
; homegrown berries; a handful of cherry tomatoes and chickens in their coop.
Though the house was intended to be temporary, the remodeling was a family effort: James Haggard built a pop-out dining area, a wash house and a hand-poured concrete bathtub and front steps; his wife, Flossie, planted fruit trees, climbing roses and a backyard grape arbor
, drying raisins for pies on the roof.
The couple exchanged their vows under a grape arbor
with a pergola added.
Those that hold the grape arbor
together, Those that hold the
On arriving, we found so many village men sitting at tables beneath the grape arbor
that it looked as if the entire teahouse had been relocated there.
The house was small--just goo square feet--but the yard, covered in cinder blocks and tile, did have a handful of old citrus trees and a grape arbor
, and the whole property was shielded from the street by a neighboring duplex.
In Chapter 11 the ill-intentioned magistrate approaches her under the grape arbor
in a passage that merits quoting at some length:
They have also planted and now care for several gardens, plots of corn, two greenhouses filled with plants, a fruit and nut orchard and a grape arbor
. They can also produce soap made from goat's milk.