Category Archives: Brittany, France

Mont Saint-Michel and the beaches of Normandy

Located on the coast between Brittany and Normandy Mont Saint Michel was the first site in France to be registered by UNESCO, so I thought it worthy of a visit on our final tour de France. Signs for the real … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Brittany

On the 4th of July, we reluctantly declared independence from our British hosts Maggie and Eric. We miss them already. Hopefully they’ll make the trip across the pond and visit us soon. (Trudy, too). We were treated to a grand … Continue reading

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Kids Turn Colors On Stage

Saturday we attended the kid’s end-of-year school performance. It was a musical called Le Pays Des Sons-Jeux composed by Phillippe Catalano. My best translation of this title is Country of the Sound Plays, which shed some light on what it … Continue reading

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A Lost Tooth and Found Love

Kailas lost his first baby tooth this week. I’ve tucked it safely away in the pocket of my planner so it is sure to make it back with us in three weeks. That’s right. Only three more weeks left in … Continue reading

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Making Dragons and Chocolate Cake

Artist Leah Green teaches clay classes in her home, and yesterday Sagan got to participate. Leah’s yard had gorgeous flowers and a fish pond so I had to snap a few photos. Leah’s husband Norman and Mark hit it off … Continue reading

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So why Josselin?

A teacher asked me in all earnest this question as she and I and a few others sat around their break room table. I knew they had little English and of course my French sucks, so I jokingly replied “for … Continue reading

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The Cider House Rules

Perhaps John Irving wouldn’t appreciate my pun but I just couldn’t help it. Considering the problem we encountered earlier with our living situation, I thought this should be a pleasant post about our new home so we can all get … Continue reading

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