Monthly Archives: November 2014

Time for the Holidays

As is my personal tradition for the day after Thanksgiving, I set up my Christmas trees. As I think you all know, I am not religious in the least, but I do love the winter solstice and all of the … Continue reading

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More shrooms!

It was a rainy day, and my friend and contractor, Franck, was not working. He called me in the morning and asked if I wanted to go hunt mushrooms. I had asked him to show me how, as one of … Continue reading

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Fish Soup

Aren’t these cute? The fish guy at the Saint Chinian market had these labelled “fish for soup” so I tried a handful. The soup turned out well, I will try it again with more fish!

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Fall Window Display

This, amazingly, is a fall window decoration in a nearby village, at the hairdresser’s. There just isn’t much to say about it, is there?

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Toussaint

It was on Saturday. A very important day in France, when people decorate the graves of their families. Sometimes they travel long distances to put plants on the graves of long dead relatives. These photos are of our Roquebrun cemetery.

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Sanglier

Here’s a photo of the mounted (dead) sanglier (wild boar) that I bought last year at a vide grenier for €20. I thought he was a female, but was told today by an expert that it is a young male. … Continue reading

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