Tag Archives: Living Abroad

Party Button

In other non-work related items, the heating system at the new house has a rather handy ‘party’ button. Because really, who needs to muss and fuss when you are throwing a fête? Champagne? Oui. Delicious food? Oui. Party button illuminated? … Continue reading

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The first day and I am drinking tea at a cafe

After months of interviews and immigration paperwork, I arrived for my first day of work in France only to be sent home after an hour. Apparently, my gang of teammates were not around and no one else had a clue … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t it be cool if the smurfs actually lived here?

It’s mushroom season here in France and besides falling in love with cepes, I am also in a loving state of wonder for these brightly colored mushrooms which have sprouted up in the middle of the birch tree grove in our … Continue reading

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Big Day Wednesday

Dog in Window, originally uploaded by Minnesota Pilgrim. Happy Wednesday! What a whirlwind of a day it has been. Whew! Today, after months, weeks and days of waiting (again, who could possibly be keeping track?!), the house contracts were finalized … Continue reading

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Found alliances amongst the mushrooms

Sometimes you find common connections where you least think they would be.  This weekend my click points were with a five-year-old and his two-year-old brother.  At a birthday party in the French countryside, I spent a few hours hanging out with the … Continue reading

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