Tag Archives: America

Autumn Leaves

The autumn leaves in France don’t have that brash, unrealistic, American defiance of death look.  That “we’ll be back!” shout of color found mostly on the east coast of the United States.  I love the season and am vaguely sorry I’m … Continue reading

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Live and Let Live

Old Peace Corps volunteers recount a story of adaptation to unfamiliar and sometimes unsanitary conditions in Africa:   When you first arrive, if you discover a fly in your beer, you call the waiter and demand that he change it. … Continue reading

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