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General

Casino

I went to the casino today. The view as you approach is very pretty especially at night. The trees are al lit up the building itself is spectacular. It was built in 1967 to be the French pavilion for the world fair. It is one on a few such buildings that were built to last […]

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Books and Movies

Incendies

Tonight I attended a play titled “Incendies” which means “Fires”. It is the story of a will. The will left by a woman to her twin children. We learn that this woman had not spoken for the last five years of her life. Her children seem very angry with her. In the will she asks […]

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Food

Goats

I went to a very fancy restaurant today. Funny how the name of the place is very unpretentious but everything else about it is on the snobby side. It is called “Les chèvres” (the goats). They have a “carte des eaux” meaning you have a list of bottled water to choose from, depending on how […]

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General

Lily

Lily of the valley, my favourite flower…

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General

Tenants

Sorry to report that my would be tenants have moved on… I will never know who they were…but at least I can close the window now. Today is Stephen’s (my tech support extraordinaire) 40th birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stephen!!!

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Nature

Lilacs

Now the lilacs are in bloom…when will computers allow us to smell?

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Books and Movies

Movie binge

I have been indulging in a movie binge. I have rented 9 videos in the last week.I started with silly romantic comedies, both french and american. And the winner is…….. “Something’s got to give” with Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson. A middle age love affair…in a beach side setting…It is refreshing to see an older […]

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General

Nest

I am still toying with the idea of a B&B, but it seems that I might have some boarders/tenants for the summer. Here is what I saw then I pulled up the blinds this morning. I still have not seen the bird. I am very curious, what kind of bird is it, is it a […]

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Nature

Bloom

The apple trees are in bloom. I am not sure what is prettier: the pink cloud or the individual blossoms…

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Travel

Clues #2

Some of the other clues included a jungle, a beach, a volcano, a rafting river and a squirrel monkey. Check the travel section next month to find out where we went.