Tag Archives: Pibrac

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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Road Rage: French Style

Bear with me: I’ll get to the road rage part in a little while. But first, you need a set-up. A Meal That Simply Wasn’t Meant to Be: Saturday night rolls around and it’s time to get dinner going. We … Continue reading

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A Chateau in Pibrac? Who Knew?

Not me. That’s for sure. But last Sunday, I went to the parking lot of the train station in Pibrac. I went there to meet an English butcher who we have discovered sells really good steaks (they come from Ireland). … Continue reading

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The Circus is in Town! The Circus is in Town!

One of the neat little things I find interesting about FR is the attraction that small circuses hold. About every three-four months, a cirque makes its way here, either in LegoLand or next-door Pibrac. Last week, it was the turn … Continue reading

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