Monthly Archives: March 2011

It’s On a Billboard So it Must be Good

A couple of weeks ago, the lovely missus and I went to a relatively small wine fair.  It’s called the Carrefour des Vignerons Laureats and we’ve been to it the prior few years.  We enjoy going there because the vintners … Continue reading

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I Got the – Hic – Music in Me

My 89-year-old grandmother died yesterday and I’m feeling down.  So in an effort to cheer myself up, I’m going to write an entry on a story in the news last week that made me LOL: Police noticed a guy driving … Continue reading

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IT…IS…ALIVE!

Last Friday, still officially winter, and I mowed the yard for the first time this year. In spots, the grass was quite tall, so there were some clumps of cut grass when I finished.  Next day, Saturday, I went out … Continue reading

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More Miscellany

Some more bits of randomicity: “Open Wide and Say ‘Ahh.’”  A friend recently posted on Facebook that she took her daughter to her daughter’s first concert.  The artist was Kylie Minogue.  My friend wrote that it was much, much better … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Odds and ends that have caught my attention recently: “I Know I’m Color Blind but C’Mon.” A little FR lesson first: “bernard-l’hermite” is a “hermit crab”; “poisson” is “fish”; and “rouge” is “red.”  The paper had a story on Sunday … Continue reading

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Not Even a Mention of Charlie Sheen

Mr. Sheen has been omnipresent these past few weeks.  But nothing (more) about him in this entry.  Instead, we have these little stories from the pages of LaDepeche: “The Forgotten Battle of the Liberation Front of…Garden Gnomes?” A lady inherits … Continue reading

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Quite Sporting

‘Tis a beautiful Sunday here in the great SW of France.  Accordingly, people are getting out and about. “I Love a Man in Uniform.”  That’s the title of a song by a “post-punk” UK band called Gang of Four.  And … Continue reading

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