Tag Archives: New York Times

You’ve Got to Be, Um, ‘Kidding’ Me

I was going to go with a ‘truer’ word than ‘kidding’ but this is a family-friendly blog. You see, the reason for this mini-post is something I noticed in last Friday’s International NY Times. (Honestly, I preferred it when it … Continue reading

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Even the Little Kids Speak French

When I return to the US, I tell folks that the people here are so smart that even the little kids speak French. Then I read an article in yesterday’s NYT where the author, that after a year of ‘intense … Continue reading

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Like a Virgin: An American in Panto

Last year, D, the lovely missus and I went to the Theatre Musical de Pibrac to see ‘Beauty and the Beast‘ by the Secret Panto Society. For those of you wondering what ‘Panto’ is – like I was – it’s … Continue reading

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Playing With Your Food

We (oui?) French – or we Americans living in FR – love our food. A few foodie stories: “My Dream?” A big FR hardware chain, Bricorama, is appealing a ruling that would fine them up to 19 million euros. The … 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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