From an Alsatian winegrower's neat stack of firewood.
I have a fetish for neatly stacked, well-seasoned woodpiles. I like this one because the bûchettes interspersed with the bûches remind me of the eye-catching composition of ornamental textile designs and decors that seemingly detach from Gustav Klimt's sensual Art Nouveau paintings.
A Vocabulary Lesson:
une bûche: a log
une bûchette: a stick of wood
bûcheron, -onne: woodcutter, lumberjack
bûcher: to cut down, to fell trees
bûcher: (for students) to bone up on or cram for an exam
Text & photo ©2010 P.B.Lecron