Good Tid(y)ings for Comfort and Joy!

You know what they say: Unfortunately for me, they also say something else. . . So, I guess that means that creativity is my consolation-prize for being a low-level slob? Don’t get me wrong, I like a clean home . . . hell will freeze over before dishes pile up over weeks in the sink,Continue reading “Good Tid(y)ings for Comfort and Joy!”

Christmastime in France

This was written in 2007, when I was living in the South of France. Sometimes the air is so cold, it shocks. Like a scary movie, it crept up. And now, in beautiful Aix-en-Provence, where the earth is brick red and the sky is always blue, the Mistral has arrived. That northerly whimsical wind thatContinue reading “Christmastime in France”

Flashback: Holidays in France

This was written years ago, when I was living in Aix-En-Provence, in 2007. I thought I would share because it was around this time of year that all of the festive Christmassy things began to be rolled out! It is November 26 and still feels practically like summer here in Aix-en-Provence. A bit blustery IContinue reading “Flashback: Holidays in France”