We are here, chez nous a Mirabel. Here is the story of our first day. Day 1. After sleeping for 12 hours from long plane ride from Dayton, Chicago, Munich, Marseille and the hour and a half drive to Mirabel, we headed out to Nyons to do some food shopping at the Intermarche. On the […]
We leave for France on Tuesday, arriving in Marseille on Wednesday morning, via Frankfort. It is our first time flying on Lufthansa, which I’ve heard is a very nice airline. This time we will have our five weeks in one trip. Each of the ten couples who share the lovely house in Mirabel aux Baronnies […]
I don’t know how or when my fascination with art from the 1910’s 1920’s and 30’s came from. It may have started with my total infatuation with the artists from the Group of Seven (see above). Their art opened my mind to a different aesthetic from what I had known and admired before — mainly […]
This has been a terrible week for me. Culminating in the death of Leonard Cohen. I think that was the last blow and seemed to put me over the edge. Friday was the low point. Yesterday, Mr. Not So Curious Mellow and I played every song from every cd of Cohen’s that we have (six […]
Turns out that it is harder than I thought to blog, do a consulting gig in Florida, canvass for Hilary, and do all the traveling. So, that’s the reasons that you haven’t heard from me much lately. Hopefully, I’ll get back in the groove.