so today it snowed for the first time this year and ive naturally been online all day and didnt know so i went to take out the garbage in bare feet and stepped in an inch snow and i just yelled "what the fUCK" and i just heard my neighbour in his backyard go “oh my god she’s outside”
They arrived in the village around noon. It consisted of perhaps a couple dozen buildings that encircled a well, with a vineyard surrounding the southern end like a crescent. The dirt path fused with the village square, reappearing again to wind its way beyond a spattering of trees. Neve could just make out the white walls of Cosimo’s villa through the branches, and she found herself praying that he wasn’t home. The land was lit up with a vibrant radiance, but something about the scene seemed off. The ground was, perhaps, not as soft as it had been when she had left, the houses not as well-kept. She could see a couple of people working amongst the grapes, and they gave the group a cheery wave as they approached, but for the most part it seemed deserted.