we were super busy and it all seemed to go by in a blur! i’m mainly happy that we got our veggie bed in, especially given the sudden drop in temperature we had on sunday with a glacial wind from the north. how was your weekend?
grasse mat’ bullet proof coffee bon apétit! merde! on a oublié les rehaussers goats! baby goats! cochons! cheese flowers too many tomato plants well, if it’s like that we not planting no damn pumpkins j’ai oublie ma veste! it was not supposed to rain pate de fruits home at last […]
i watched horrified as the fire raged through Notre Dame on monday night. i’m not religious, though raised a catholic, and while i have lit candles there for late family members, my sadness had nothing to do with it being a church. if you ever visited the cathedral, you’d know […]
my last trip to paris was to an author event at shakespeare and company. just across the way we could see Notre Dame. so terribly saddened by the disastrous fire last night.
This past Saturday, the CPM, the music school and association where Kieran takes his drumming lessons, held its Spring Recital. While the recital takes place at 4 pm, since Lucas is on the committee, and as I’m sure you know how small associations work things tend to be kind of […]
My year was off to a quite crummy start. I was laid out flat with the flu for about two weeks. I’m all better now, but it seems like I am already scrambling to get “caught up”. So moments like this when I can just pause, and enjoy beauty are […]
Last night I made what has become one of our very favourite chicken dishes ever: Perfect Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs. I follow Bon Apetit on Facebook, and thanks to them have discovered some wonderful meals to add to our usual rotation. The best things about this one is that it is […]
A couple Sundays ago we headed out to a street art festival in a town close by. It’s an annual event called Les Ephémères, and the art installations are set up throughout the old village of the town. We didn’t manage to see everything but what we did see was […]
We just got done with a week of family vacation. We didn’t go anywhere, but we had a fabulous staycation. The weather cooperated, and we were treated to some seriously glorious spring days. Some even felt like summer. On the home front, we worked hard, all three of us, and […]