Category Archives: Visiting Dordogne

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

…Theo’s ready to move south, Baby, south!!! Had a light sprinkle of the white stuff last night. I think it’s absolutely beautiful, love the change in season, and know it will be gone by noon. Theo’s not so positive about … Continue reading

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Le Tourmania

The Tour de France is coming through our little Lalinde! The whole town is gearing up for about 15 minutes of excitement tomorrow afternoon! I took a little stroll around town this morning and tried to capture the mania. So … Continue reading

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A New Addition to the Family

Our family of automobiles, that is! I’m becoming truly French. Bought the quintessential French car, a Citroën Deux Chevaux, aka, 2CV, Deuche, The Ugly Duckling (Haessliches Entchen), Flying Dustbin, and dozens more. The 2CV is two-cylinder 425 cc (20+ hp!) front-wheel-drive car developed to … Continue reading

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Wait, Where Did May Go?

Enjoying our first Spring in the house. So excited to see what blooms emerge from the plants that have outlived the construction. We are simply enjoying our surroundings and our retirement. We were so happy to welcome two sets of visitors … Continue reading

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A Little Weekday Outing

While Theo is in the States for the next two weeks, my friends have been taking pity on me so that I won’t be too lonely!!! Heehee! This week, my friend Nathalie allowed me to ride shotgun on a short visit to see … Continue reading

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Catching Up

​Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve posted an update. Not much to report while the electrician was rewiring the house and the drywall was being installed. But we’re at the tail-end of that and it’s really resembling a house! … Continue reading

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Bonne année

Happiest new year’s wishes to everyone! We have thoroughly enjoyed welcoming in the new year of 2016 in France. We were graciously invited to a private NY Eve party and were greeted with flowing champagne. While we became acquainted and exchanged stories with … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noël from the Beautiful Dordogne

Sending best wishes to our friends across the globe!

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A little late, but wanted to commemorate this visit…

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Had a delightful two weeks with our friends from Bad Breisig, Germany on their way home from holiday in northern Spain. They day-tripped almost every day, helped with cooking and clean-up (and purchasing), and were the all-around perfect guests. Had … Continue reading

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Just a little stroll…

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Theo had his first dental appointment yesterday. There are no hygienists in France, and instead the dentist does cleanings. While he was in the office, I took the opportunity to take a crisp morning walk around the little town that’s … Continue reading

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