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Lentil Soup Recipe

I once went on a blind date with a man who confessed he didn’t know what lentils were. I was perfectly ready for him to say he didn’t like them,
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Forty-Five Is When I Love Myself

Today I turn forty-five, and I am beautiful. I put on my black dress pants with that forgiving 6% lycra blend, my black boots, and my green silk scarf. I spritz on
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Gloom

I know, I know. You actually think I’m going to write something gloomy and depressing, don’t you? But no! I’m in the best of spirits, I assure you. I just
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The Viscount – Chapter Fifteen

THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER FIFTEEN The scene repeated itself. There stood the Mediterranean-looking man, who went by the name of Etienne, standing by the stone wall that overlooked
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Lentil Soup Recipe

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I once went on a blind date with a man who confessed he didn’t know what lentils were. I was perfectly ready for him to say he didn’t like them, but that he didn’t know what they were? From that
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Posted in Food, Soups, Sides & Salads, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Forty-Five Is When I Love Myself

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Today I turn forty-five, and I am beautiful. I put on my black dress pants with that forgiving 6% lycra blend, my black boots, and my green silk scarf. I spritz on perfume from an old (but still heavenly-scented) bottle of Clinique Happy, since
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Gloom

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I know, I know. You actually think I’m going to write something gloomy and depressing, don’t you? But no! I’m in the best of spirits, I assure you. I just liked the photo prompt from Alison at Writing, Wishing and
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Posted in Family, The House

The Viscount – Chapter Fifteen

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THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER FIFTEEN The scene repeated itself. There stood the Mediterranean-looking man, who went by the name of Etienne, standing by the stone wall that overlooked the Seine. But this time it was a different wall,
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Mint Chocolate Pudding

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We have these little dessert pots of mint-chocolate mousse that are sold by La Laitérie here in France, and while this is a pudding and not a mousse (the white chocolate mousse recipes don’t have egg whites) I did imitate
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Hard Pressed, but not Crushed

We will never forget you, Hunter.

If you’ve been reading my blog regularly, you know it’s been a challenging couple of weeks. It actually started in August with some divine discipline, and continued into September/October with acute depression – in part because this is the time
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Posted in Faith, God's Love, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

The Viscount – Chapter Fourteen

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THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER FOURTEEN The ambulance screeched to a halt in front of CHI Poissy hospital. The driver leapt down and opened the back door, while the attendant inside unsecured the gurney and pushed the end forward so
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Fondation Louis Vuitton

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The Louis Vuitton Foundation opened on October 27. It’s located in the Bois de Boulogne next to the Jardin d’Acclimatation. I’ve told you a bit about this park before in this post, but it’s basically like a miniature (totally French)
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