Monthly Archives: November 2011

Just One Sheet of Paper

Imagine walking into a factory that’s open to visitors for two hours daily. A sign on the door welcomes you, and says,               ·       Do Not Smoke               ·       Do Not Run … Continue reading

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Our Town ~ Les Baïsses

Provence Confidential is a locally owned one-woman show. The one woman lives here after having lived in Canada and the U.S. She creates personally guided tours of the region for tourists and ex-pats. She’s also a friend of Jocelyne’s. Bonne chance pour … Continue reading

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Catching A Cold, French Style

French germs. They got me. And now I have un petit cold. Rhume. With a little French cough on the side. Jocelyne, my host, had it first. She was newly sick when I got here. I resisted a week but then … Continue reading

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Matin Sans Pluie

After being deluged by rain for days with floods in Genoa and Nice dominating our news, we awakened today to sunshine and blue sky. Though breezes from the south carry ominous clouds that will no doubt douse us again, it … Continue reading

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La Cousine de Ma Cousine Est Ma Soeur

Jocelyne, a French woman in love with the United States, put an ad on the internet. “Looking to chat with someone from the western U.S. with French roots,” so she could improve her English, learn more about the west and … Continue reading

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