Monthly Archives: August 2008

Even FR Kids Say the Darnedest Things

  Last night we had a couple of friends and their three lovely little girls over for dinner.  The dad (we’ll call him "C") just started working for a new company this year and the mom (we’ll call her "Cl")just started … Continue reading

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French Stuff

  Noticed a couple of things (and remembered something that I’d forgotten) upon our return to our adopted homeland:   The Tone of Silence – The Leguevin Mairie’s office (town hall) has a clock w/ bell which peals out the … Continue reading

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“Il est mon oncle” and other randomicity

  Random events and notices:   Il Est Mon Oncle – Last year we went to Normandy and took a couple of tours to D-Day sites.  The first couple of days we shared our tour w/ an American ex-pat couple and … Continue reading

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  Thanks to you dedicated readers/visitors, sometime yesterday we had our 5,000th hit on our site.  It’s been a year and a half – give or take – since, w/ M’s urging, that I posted the first entry.  Since then … Continue reading

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Four Generations

  One of the highlights of each visit up to the boonies of the North Country is when we get to visit w/ my maternal grandmother who is also, quite naturally, the guys’ great-grandmother.  Here in all her glory is … Continue reading

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Bigger is…uh….er…Bigger

  Just finished our annual Home Visit – i.e., our three-week-long trip to the US.  Goodness but things are certainly bigger in the US than over here in FR.  The cars are bigger, the people are bigger, the stores are … Continue reading

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