Introduction – Reading a Facebook entry earlier today pertaining to the Atenas, Costa Rica, (Gentle)Men’s Club. Someone mentioned that one of the prefered activities of that organization is the ballet. Really? I thought, and the following ensued. Set – A river bank in the southwest of France, decorated with the usual ancient SW Frenchy stone […]Read more "Ballet for three Bulldozers"
The last two weeks have been decidedly unpleasant, filled with disconcerting news from Costa Rica, compounded by upper respiratory trouble and a case of food poisoning, unpleasantness galore! More about some of the gory and at times frightening details sometime down the road. Today on the other hand was a beautifully sunny, warm and pleasant […]Read more "Spring Has Sprung For Good!"
As we’re such restless souls, we will depart for the Americas in a few hours time. We’re saying good bye to our lovely new town of Saintes and our home therein, leaving behind Roman ruins, crusty bread, marinated olives, a mind boggling cheese selection and lovely concerts at the historic Abbaye aux Dames. By the […]Read more "Adieu My Little Cygnets"
A vignette, being defined as a small illustration fading into the background without a defining border, seems a good title for a short series of occasional postings about this and that. Let us visit this musical vignette first. A while ago whilst attending to business with our banking counselor at Crédit Agricole Charente-Maritime Deux-Sèvres, whereby […]Read more "Vignettes de Jour #1"