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Where the Chips May Fall

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We have been having so much fun visiting the American grandparents and extended family in North Carolina. Today the children tried Mexican food for the first time. I had to teach Juliet how to eat a taco from the side,

Posted in Family, La Famille (The Family), Tout le Reste (Everything else)

I’m Going to BlogHer in Chicago

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I don’t think I’ve ever sat down to write a post in so tired a state – so completely devoid of words. And yet here I am feeling like I should say something. Anything! Ever felt like that? There. I

Posted in Family, France, French Words, La Famille (The Family), La Femme (The Lady), The Lady, Vocabulary

Dinard

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Dinard (pronounced Dee-Nar) is considered the posh place to vacation in Bretagne. It used to be a small fishing village, and in the mid-1800′s its persona changed to that of a resort. This is also the time the first English

Posted in Family, France, La Famille (The Family), Le Tourisme (The Hot Spots), Tourism, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

You Know You’re in Bretagne When

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You guys, we are having SUCH gorgeous weather, which is amazingly unusual for Bretagne. And I just thought I would give you a glimpse of what it’s like to vacation here. Of course there’s cheese after each meal … And

Posted in Family, France, La Famille (The Family), Le Tourisme (The Hot Spots), Les Français (The Frenchies), Tourism, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Memories Captured (by a dog)

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This post was brought to you by Alison of Writing Wishing and Galit Breen of These Little Waves and their linkup of Memories Captured … (This post was also brought to you by Hunter).

Posted in Family, La Famille (The Family), Link-Ups, The Dog, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

News From the Top Down

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Oh, it’s a (not so) lazy Sunday afternoon, and I’m supposed to be working on my chapter for tomorrow, but there are a few pictures of the brood I wanted to show you. Well, let’s start at the top with

Posted in Family, La Famille (The Family), The Kids

Everything Happening, Great and Small

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On Monday of this week, at the same time that my chapter was coming out, a guest post of mine appeared at Greta Funk’s place G*Funk*ified. It was for her series, Great Expectations. It was hard to put my finger

Posted in Family, La Famille (The Family), The Kids, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

What’s Really Going On

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There’s no major confession coming out here, but maybe there are a few minor ones. I thought about calling the post “Things I like” because there’s some of that in here too, but it was more honest this way. So

Posted in Family, La Famille (The Family), La Femme (The Lady), Le Jardin (The Garden), The Garden, The Kids, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

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