Monthly Archives: December 2009

Venice Freezes

   After 3+ years, we finally made it to Venice.  We were supposed to go in October, but M was called away to New Zealand just days before we were to go.  As it was, this time she had to … Continue reading

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Santa Claus/Father Christmas/Pere Noel: The Reprise

  Once again this year, I got the opportunity to help Santa Claus/Father Christmas/Pere Noel at the IST.  And once again, I had a blast.   Santa with his two "biggest" fans/clients.   Santa told me he had fun, beaucoup … Continue reading

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American/French Christmas Ornaments

  The past two weekends, D and I have visited some local marches de Noel, or Christmas markets.  The first one we visited was organized by a local English ladies group called, TWIG, the Toulouse Women’s International Group.  We’ve been … Continue reading

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Lather, Rinse, Repeat…9000 Times

  Late last night, we had our 9000th visitor!    When I started this little "keep track of our time in France" journal, it was for the benefit of our friends and family back in the States.  And while most … Continue reading

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