It’s been a mad start to the school year. I finally feel like I’m coming up for air, even though I still have a sprained ankle, have an MRI scheduled, and will likely need injections to reduce inflammation, (and also crutches?). In addition, I have pretty severe tendonitis and carpal tunnel, despite hundreds spent on ergonomic solutions and trial after… Read More
We returned from Switzerland yesterday night after an exhausting, exhilarating pre-teen camp with our church. It was our third year as camp counsellors, and our first year leaving Juliet behind to attend next week’s teen camp without us there. The pre-teen camp is one of my favourite weeks of the year. We are lucky, I know, that the camp is… Read More
I wish my husband had a blog because I love what he reveals about God from his time spent in the Word. I’ve asked him to guest post on A Lady in France and he’s considered it, but the truth is he’s pretty swamped with work, and when he prepares something (a message or Bible discussion or a written study),… Read More
This week’s post was supposed to be a cherry clafoutis recipe, but my French friends told me the clafoutis was not all that great, which is no less than I thought myself, so instead I’m writing a post on spiritual obedience. Next week I’ll post a recipe for this delicious, naturally gluten-free, fudgy chocolate cake that my mother-in-law gave me, and which… Read More
This is my jam-packed, joy-filled life. It’s exhausting, but blissful.
Sometimes I feel like other bloggers who write about expat life in France are less busy than I am. Or is it just my imagination? Life for them meanders by on a gently-flowing stream, whereas mine feels like it’s being heaved from the end of a catapult. Although I’m tempted to blame life, I suspect it’s my own fault. I’m a magnet for busyness…. Read More