. . . and after a wildly productive week at the office, this weekend was more anticipated than most, if that is possible — for we adore weekends here — but after answering a record number of interview questions for three upcoming features, and work, work, work the rest of the time, as well as finding time to begin a few new projects and to revisit old ones, it was time for charming cafés and too many macarons, a day at the countryside, roses and rain and the poetry of summer once and again . . .