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Weekends are my favorite

Weekends are my favorite

It is nearly impossible to go back to work happily after a nice weekend. I was lucky enough to have a good friend visit this weekend. Marseille graciously afforded us lovely weather and plenty of wonderful things to do! On Friday, when Alexandre arrived from Grenoble we went to dinner at a great little place … Continue reading

Purchases

Purchases

So after many web searches and taking all of my readers advice from your awesome comments on my Photographic Thoughts post I wanted to share with all of you what I purchased in terms of Camera, backpack and a recent book purchase as well (random but worth sharing).   Camera: I decided I wanted a … Continue reading

Demain, dès l’aube

For my French class today we were to read Victor Hugo’s Demain, dès l’aube. I loved it! I will say this though, understanding the depth of poetry in my native language is hard enough, figuring out nuances in a second…takes a while. Anyway, I leave you with this:   Demain, dès l’aube Demain, dès l’aube, à … Continue reading

French, or foe? by Polly Platt

French, or foe? by Polly Platt

What an excellent book! French or Foe? I have gotten into reading books about traveling and living in France to prepare myself for my journey. I realize nothing will prepare me for the cultural and language shock but hey, I can try to figure out the social etiquette and whatnot before I show up. It has everything … Continue reading