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Six Châteaux in the Loire: Loches

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This week we are visiting six châteaux in the Loire Valley, of which – in total – there are dozens. I will be doing a series of posts in which I highlight each château that we visit, along with the

Posted in France, Tourism, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Artichoke Heart Appetizer

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In French it’s called “coeur d’artichaut” (cur dahr-tee-show) and it sounds much better than artichoke heart, doesn’t it? Better than “Arty choking someone’s heart?” This recipe, which I got from the Madame Le Figaro cookbook, is pretty, elegant, easy to

Posted in Appetizers, Food, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Signs and Revelations

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My blog silence has not been entirely on purpose. We’ve had problems with the Internet connection for the past week – sometimes slow, sometimes not working. And then yesterday it stopped all together.  We are sort of at the mercy

Posted in Convictions, Faith, Family, The Lady, The Word, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Identity Crisis

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I think I’m having an identity crisis. I think that’s what this is. When I was writing and publishing my memoir, I was in my sweet spot. I knew that I was doing exactly what I was meant to be

Posted in Family, Featured, The Lady

On Being Good

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I didn’t have Internet for much of yesterday, for no apparent reason, and I couldn’t help but think that maybe God was telling me to take a break. The load has lightened just the tiniest bit – imperceptibly. My husband

Posted in Exhortation, Faith, Featured

The History of Chartres

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Chartres is most known for it’s gothic cathedral that was built around the same time as the Notre Dame de Paris. The city is located in lower Normandy and evidence of that architecture is found everywhere. There are plenty of

Posted in Featured, France, Tourism, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Pommes d’Amour (Candy Apples)

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The only reason I made pommes d’amour with my cherubs is because Juliet begged me to do the recipe from her cookbook. And as I had been neglecting my children lately, I owed them big-time. I also made them because

Posted in Desserts, Featured, Food

So Let’s Talk About Baptism

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I realise my blog has been all over the place lately. First doldrums, then silence, then a strange Georgette Heyer voice (sorry – had to get that out of my system) and now a somewhat controversial Biblical topic. But this

Posted in Faith, Featured, Teaching, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

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