Monthly Archives: February 2014

An American in Panto: Redux – The Conclusion. Honest.

Earlier this week, I posted what I thought was going to be the last Panto story for 2014. Sigh. It was brought to my attention that I missed a couple of things: “And I Play an American in Real Life, … Continue reading

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The French Tax Office: “Your Money’s No Good Here”

If there are things that bother me about living in FR, the top two would have to be: 1) Taxes and 2) Bureaucracy. With the taxes, at least you get something for them: free healthcare and – if my sons … Continue reading

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Continuing to Give the People What They Want: Another American Week at Lidl

It seems that Lidl, my favorite FR discount grocer, and I have something in common: giving the customers what they want. Every 3-4 months, Lidl offers ‘American Week,’ where they have various American-themed foods along with wines from California (gasp!) … Continue reading

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An American in Panto: Redux – The Conclusion

Based on the number of hits it has received, my most recent experience with the Secret Panto Society and their production of Robin Hood appears to be a popular story. I think it must be because of how great I … Continue reading

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An American in Panto: Redux

Last year at this time I wrote about how – for the first time ever – I performed on stage. I had a nice, small part – just 6-8 lines and that was perfect. And I was hooked. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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