Category Archives: France

Thursday, December 15th

We’ve been looking for a momento to remind us of our time here in Languedoc…..and we finally found it.  It’s a painting by a local artist of the bridge in Le Somail…..a green and white boat (looking very much like our … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 14th

We had an appointment with the veterinarian in Carcassonne this morning.  Felix has come to equate his pet carrier with suitcases and a trip to Chateau Miaou….. so, with nary a suitcase in sight, he wasn’t sure why he was being put into the carrier.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 13th

Filled with soon-to-be nostalgia, we spent the day driving through Languedoc…..fixing this beautiful countryside firmly in our mind’s eye….   “Gonna take a Sentimental Journey, gonna set my heart at ease.  Gonna make a Sentimental Journey to renew old memories.” … Continue reading

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Monday, December 12th

Caryl and Jean Michel stopped by this morning.  After much catching up and lots of laughter, the conversation turned to the immediate task at hand…..buttoning up the cottage up for the winter.  They departed a few hours later and, with plans firmly in place for closing … Continue reading

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Sunday, December 11th

A charming English couple living in the Black Mountains agreed to buy our chair and footstool…..and, to save them the time and trouble of finding the cottage, we offered to meet them halfway…..near Carcassonne.  Craig whisked the cat hair off the cushions, … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 10th

I had a fabulous time today!  I spent the entire day baking Christmas treats for our friends here in France. I’ve come to love the whole process of cooking……searching for the perfect recipe, checking the cupboards for the necessary ingredients, … Continue reading

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Friday, December 9th

 Our friend Sue came over this morning to help us try to cancel our subscription to SFR…..the company that’s been providing our telephone service and wi-fi internet access.   We had heard that cancelling services isn’t always easy in France…..so we began the process last … Continue reading

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