Montmorillon, France

A few months before our scheduled move to France, we were at our nephew’s birthday party chatting with the mom of one of his friends when she asked us what was new. We had met her before at these events and always enjoyed chatting with her. We told her about my upcoming retirement and our... Continue Reading →

Faro, Portugal, Part II

Last week I wrote about our time in Faro, you can read that post here. This week I’ll follow up with more about our time in the Algarve. One of the highlights of our time there was a bird watching tour in Ria Formosa Nature Park along the coast of the Algarve. This 44,000 acre... Continue Reading →

Sunday Lunch

The French have a tradition of gathering together on Sundays to enjoy a long, leisurely lunch with family and friends. I first read about this tradition in a book by Susan Hermann Loomis called In a French Kitchen. Since my husband and I love food, cooking and France, we adopted this custom for our weekends.... Continue Reading →

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