Monthly Archives: July 2008

French people don’t get fat…seriously

Just got back from a wonderful trip to Paris and Barcelona, and I’m surrounded by laundry, suitcases that need to be unpacked, phone calls that need to be made or returned, office that needs to be cleaned, and mail that … Continue reading

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Mutant Ninja Bullfrogs

We love it here in the mountains. We started coming up here two or three times a year when H started camp in second grade. The minute we drive through the Smoky Mountains into North Carolina, the calm, peaceful, stress-relieving … Continue reading

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Don’t be a rude American in Paris

I was browsing the airport gift shop in Orly a few years ago, trying to find something so that I could spend my remaining francs before returning home, and a man, obviously in a hurry, plopped down a case of … Continue reading

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What happens when you don’t share your toys

My in-laws are here with their dog, Jake, along with a basket of toys. Rosie is twice his size, and didn’t much care that Jake didn’t want to share.

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