Monthly Archives: May 2013

What a Difference Six Hours Make or…

When the Big Muddy was at its biggest and muddiest. Our region – formerly known as ‘sunny southern France’ – has been under flood warnings since yesterday. When I went to bed last night, il pleut des cordes – it’s … Continue reading

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You Are What You Eat

Please be patient. This story needs a proper set-up. When I was a kid – admittedly, a long time ago – my favorite TV channel was WPIX out of New York City. It was an ‘independent’ station – i.e, not … Continue reading

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English Cuisine: It Just Don’t Get No Respect

Time and again, the most viewed entries on this little blog are those concerning the 2-3 times per year ‘American Week’ events are held at Lidl, my favoritest discount grocery store. Each week, we receive a circular in the mail … Continue reading

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An Encore Visit to Castelnau de Montmiral

Last year, D and I went for a ride to the charming little town of Castelnau-de-Montmiral. The town is one of the Plus Beaux Villes de France and one that D (of all people) really found charming. Yesterday, I was … Continue reading

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