Monthly Archives: December 2008

Day After Christmas White Sale

  Yesterday, the day after Christmas, we had the biggest snow storm I’ve seen in our three winters here in Sud de la France.  I posted pix of the Blizzard of ’08 over in the photo album.    The storm … Continue reading

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But We CAN’T Be in Australia!

  So the missus and I are at a Christmas party last Friday night and we meet one of M’s colleague’s and his wife.  Like M, this gentleman does a fair share of travelling.  One of his trips takes him … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings?

  So we’re doing some shopping yesterday and it’s a Sunday!  Mon Dieu!  Stores are almost never open on Sundays here in FR.  However, by law, they are allowed to be open on five Sundays throughout the year and FOR THE … Continue reading

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Santa Claus/Father Christmas/Pere Noel

  This past weekend, I was invited to help Santa at the guys’ school’s annual Christmas Fair.  I was able to spend some quality time w/ the Big Guy in Red.  Here are a couple of pix of the man … Continue reading

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Noel Shenanigans

  A couple of interesting stories in La Depeche recently:   "You Know, the Grinch is ‘Green’ Too": Every December 1, the paper prints a story about how Toulouse and the other smaller villes are decorating for the season.  This … Continue reading

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