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- Demain il fera jour: A reminder not to take work (life, everything) too seriously + Escapade to Porquerolles Island 6 days ago If today's word is too easy for you, détrompez-vous. Think again. This letter has a lot more to offer when you read to the end. Today's Word: la plage 1. beach 2. track of music 3. time span, range Listen to Jean-Marc read the following in French and English Porquerolles, ses plages de...
- France's "Cité de L'Espace" and SpaceX "dearMoon" + Jules is ready to fly the coop. 1 week ago Our little wooden boat, an authentic French “pointu” left the old port Monday for a special mission...to accompany my Mom beyond the limits of La Ciotat. Find out what this floating craft has in common with spacecraft in today's intergalactic missive. Today’s word: une fusée : rocket,...
- Update on Max + Mortgage is a creepy word! Use this French expression instead! + bien immobilier, hypothéque, piaule, licitation judiciaire 2 weeks ago The colorful port de plaisance in La Ciotat. Apartment sales in our town are exploding at the moment. THE FRENCH WORD FOR MORTGAGE? Did you ever stop to think about the word "mortgage"? The first four letters are a clue-in: "mort" in French means death and gage = pledge. Mortgage = death pledge. If...
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20:39 PM November 23, 2012
I follow several expat blogs, but I think Kristen's (sp?) is the first one I found. I'm not even sure if I can vote more than once, but I have to give a shout-out to her blog! She has written so personally about her life, I feel as though she were my very best friend who is sharing her life with me over a cup of coffee. I love how her mother chimes in from Puerto Vallarto, and her husband makes a regular appearance on the blog too. I feel like I could show up at their house and be welcomed, even though she only knows me from my comments (and I promise not to!!! I would never stalk her like that!) But that's a tribute to the warm, inviting way she chronicles her adventures being married to a Frenchman, owning and operating a vineyard, raising French/American children, and settling into life in France.