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Carnaval!

One of the traditions I had forgotten about after we left was Carnaval. This is not to be confused Carnival, the party hearty festival in Brazil or the masked ball time of year in Venice. Think of Carnaval as a … Continue reading

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Lil’ Ville of Pibrac

Way back in ought-eleven (a real number), I wrote a blog entry entitled Lil’ Ville of Leguevin, where I had some details and photos of our then-hometown. Now that we’ve returned to France and are living in a different town, … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey

Or…why the Leguevin baseball team is called the Duckies. Before we first moved to France, way back in ought-six, M’s British colleagues told how much we were going to enjoy the weather of Toulouse. “It’s so sunny,” they would enthuse. … Continue reading

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The More Things Change…

After being gone from France for three years, it was inevitable that things would change. The first thing we noticed was how much housing construction is going on. We’ve been told that the population of the Toulouse area has grown … Continue reading

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The Last Road-trip: Nerac – Home of an Henri IV Chateau

Hello gentle readers. After another 3-month gap, I’m back with the story of my last road-trip in France. It was a bright and sunny afternoon (he says, winking at the obvious reference) in the wonderful month of October. The last … Continue reading

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The Big 5-Oh-Oh

Once upon a time…”Be gentle dear reader: this is my first blog.” That entry was dated January 9, 2007 – almost seven years and four months ago. Since then, there have been hundreds of stories – big and small, international … Continue reading

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French Kids Say the Darnedest Things

My joke to my American friends is that the people here are so smart that even the kids speak French. Well, a couple of weeks ago, whilst taking my daily walk, I saw a friend and he was walking his … Continue reading

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