Tag Archives: Alsace

L’Esperance Restaurant, Soufflenheim France

Boy did we get lucky today!  Back from a trip to Jade’s school in Walbourg, France to discuss the vicissitudes of a 16 year old in boarding school, we desperately needed refreshment before continuing our trip back to Stuttgart.  Of … Continue reading

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When Fusion Doesn’t Fuse and Other Issues

I love going to France.  We had to get to Jade’s school in Walbourg, France by 10:00 a.m. on Friday for my husband to give presentations to the high school students  about the U.S. government’s assistance to underdeveloped countries in … Continue reading

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Strasbourg City Christmas Decorations

I loved the way they decorated the buildings in the city center of Strasbourg.   Do we do this in the States?  I’ve forgotten.  Anyway, I thought this was really getting into the spirit. I know I was supposed to … Continue reading

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Alsace: Hotel Les Pins

In April of this year, I took the Zen train from Bourgogne to Alsace in order to enroll Jade in boarding school.  We stayed for several days at the Hotel Les Pins in Haguenau, France and were impressed with both … Continue reading

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Eating Around: Strasbourg

I made bento boxes for our Zap train trip to Strasbourg.  I didn’t really see the difference between the Zap and Zen, except in the Zap, the conductor wasn’t walking around to make sure that everyone was completely silent. Inside … Continue reading

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Corolles d’Alsace Salad with Tuna

Tomorrow, on American Mother’s Day, Jade and I are invited to Villiers-Louis, deep country, for an al fresco lunch and barbecue.  Wanting to make a pasta salad to bring, I spent a lot of time in the pasta aisle in … Continue reading

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Alsace: Taking the Zen Train

Jesus, Mary, Joseph and all the Saints!  I erased about 300 photos of the Alsace trip from my memory card.  I don’t know how I got them back but they’re back.  Must have been all that prayer. After 3o odd … Continue reading

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