Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sunflowers

Last Saturday night, the lovely missus was in the mood to eat out. So we headed to the Ferme de l’Houme, the site of our first restaurant meal in FR way back when. As we took the short 10-minute drive … Continue reading

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A Little French Village Honors US Airmen

This past Sunday, the lovely missus and I took a drive out to the country to, of all things, go look at sunflower fields. I’ll post pix of that in the next story. On the way back, I stopped to … Continue reading

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America Week at Lidl and the 4th of July

Oh boy oh boy oh boy! Once again, Lidl, my favorite discount grocery store is having America Week. They started it last Wednesday, the 4th of July. A coincidence? I think not. There were new goodies on offer this year, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 4th of July in Toulouse

It was a dark and stormy…day (you thought I was gonna say ‘night’ didn’t you?). Honestly, it was 15C/58F and there were on and off (mostly ‘off’ thank goodness) showers. Not exactly the best weather for a 4th of July … Continue reading

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Great (?) Minds Think Alike

I wrote a couple of weeks ago, on June 21,¬†about going to see a Bruce Springsteen concert in Montpellier. I wrote that the highlight for me was: ‘But the thing that will stay in memory the longest is the sight … Continue reading

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