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Lying fallow

I love old words. Or words you just hear in a certain context. Here’s one: Fallow. Isn’t that a pretty word? Walking behind our house when we got here, I realized that the field which is almost always planted in … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, in tiny packages

We’re in the midst of a heat wave here in France. Canicule. The temperature doesn’t even drop sufficiently at night for the house to catch a breather. Fortunately, the old walls are thick and well-insulated and, yes, we make it … Continue reading

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