Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Visit to Burundi

Where could this be?  No, it’s not in France, but it is in a place where French is spoken. This boulangerie is in the capital city of Bujumbura, Burundi–our future place of residence next year.  This is why we are … Continue reading

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The Pleasures of Summer (Les Plaisirs des Été)

What comes to mind when you think of summer?  Vacations?  Hot weather?  Long days? Flowers?  Fruits in season?  Barbecues?  Outdoor living?  All of the above and more? In France even the cows are happy it’s summer because they get to eat … Continue reading

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Tout le monde est en vacances!

Translation:  Everyone is on vacation!   So I returned to our small town of 20,000 to find it was even quieter than when I’d left a month ago.  Many businesses, like this one are closed for the month of August … Continue reading

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