Monthly Archives: June 2008

FR DJs Can be So Cruel

  The allegedly sunny Sud-Ouest of FR is in a competition w/ Noah (or at least Seattle) for most days w/ rain.  Even the weather guess section of the paper, La Depeche, is sick of all the wet stuff.  Yesterday, … Continue reading

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So Little Respect

  Who knew – certainly not me – but apparently this past Friday, June 6, in addition to being the commemoration of D-Day was also National Donut Day (http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/June/doughnutday.htm).  Yup, the first Friday of June is the big day for … Continue reading

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Quelque Place Oveur L’Arc de Ciel

  Somewhere over the rainbow…   One night last week, during a rainy early evening (rainy just as seemingly EVERY day in May was), as I was driving M back home from the office, I saw that the sun was … Continue reading

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But Not So Beautiful in the US

  The soccer, er, football columnist of the International Herald Tribune (www.iht.com), Rob Hughes, often refers to soccer as "the beautiful game."  I’m afraid that, like a majority of Americans, I just don’t find soccer "beautiful."   I’ll review some … Continue reading

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