My 2014 summer in Cadrieu was floppy hats and overalls. All it took was the owner of Gabby's in St. Cirq Lapopie telling me how great the hat looked on me and Evelyn's urging, and it was a wrap. It reawakened my love of hats of all kinds, but especially those big floppy ones.
Now, there's another floppy hat in pink in Cadrieu that was a birthday present from Marina and a red one in New Orleans that I bought at the French Market when Michel was visiting.
I truly fell in love with that first floppy hat. Not only did I enjoy wearing it, but it became the perfect photo prop all around the property. I may have taken just as many pictures of that hat as I have of the Eiffel Tower!
When I think of the summer of 2014 and home, the hat has become a symbol of all that those times held for me last year. I didn't bring it back to the states, but left it resting in the Chatette. I know it's waiting there just for me.
Special thanks to Marina for the photos of me in my floppy hats!