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Evening Light in the Garden

Yesterday evening, the waning sunlight was so decadent in the garden, I had to run back inside to get my camera. Summer is pretty much over, isn’t it? And yet we’ve
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The Original Quiche Recipe

The original quiche recipe comes from the Lorraine region of France near Germany. Its earliest appearance dates back to 1373, but it was without the addition of bacon, which is now
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One Bad Apple

One bad apple spoils the whole bunch, right? Well, what if the whole bunch is already spoiled? This is the tree that never gives good apples. We were warned when
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Swiss Alps Life

Here are some interesting facts and photos about life in the Swiss Alps that I wanted to share with you. The houses are made from wood because there are tons of pine
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Evening Light in the Garden

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Yesterday evening, the waning sunlight was so decadent in the garden, I had to run back inside to get my camera. Summer is pretty much over, isn’t it? And yet we’ve only had 5 red tomatoes all year. The snails and
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Posted in Family, The Dog, The Garden, The Kids

The Original Quiche Recipe

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The original quiche recipe comes from the Lorraine region of France near Germany. Its earliest appearance dates back to 1373, but it was without the addition of bacon, which is now considered a must. The word quiche is probably from the
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Posted in Food, Soups, Sides & Salads, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

One Bad Apple

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One bad apple spoils the whole bunch, right? Well, what if the whole bunch is already spoiled? This is the tree that never gives good apples. We were warned when we bought the house that it wasn’t a good one.
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Posted in Family, The Lady

Swiss Alps Life

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Here are some interesting facts and photos about life in the Swiss Alps that I wanted to share with you. The houses are made from wood because there are tons of pine trees. The roof always overhangs quite a bit. and there
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Posted in France, Tourism, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Rare Bird

A picture of Jack on our refrigerator.

Three years ago I had a surprise pregnancy. And almost exactly at the same time, Anna Donaldson lost her twelve-year old son in a flash flood in the DC area. I gained a son, and she lost one. For the fifteen
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Posted in Faith, God's Love

Why do you read A Lady in France?

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Halloo everyone! I’ll get to that title in a minute and explain what I mean. But first I thought I’d let you know that we’re still in Switzerland; and as such, I’m not going to be ready this week with
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Posted in Family, The Kids, The Lady

Switzerland is Ridiculously Beautiful

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We arrived at our chalet in Les Diablerets, Switzerland – near the town of Aigle, which is also the name of a company that makes good cold and wet weather gear. It took us about 8 hours to drive from
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Posted in France, Tourism

Vlog #2 – How to Scold Your Kids in French

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The French method of educating their children is all the rage – clearly a superior method of education. So I thought you’d appreciate learning how to scold your kids in French. At the very least it will stop them from
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Posted in Tout le Reste (Everything else)

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I think I was born in the wrong era. I am meant to live in the 19th century. In England. Born into an aristocratic family that is independently wealthy and doesn't need to marry off its daughters to save them from becoming spinster governesses. ( To continue reading, please click here. )

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