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Ma Cour

Our house in Sens is the last house on a dead end street.  When we first bought the house, seekers of free parking used to park right up against our door.  After M. Parret remonstrated with the Mayor’s office, the city … Continue reading

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Christmas in Staybridge Suites, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Our son just started working in Harrisburg, Pa and didn’t have enough vacation time for Christmas.  Harrisburg is about 2 1/2 hours from Honesdale and so that he wouldn’t have to rush up and back, over the mountain in possibly inclement … Continue reading

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River Grill: Narrowsburg, New York

Narrowsburg, New York is a quaint little town a few miles away and just across the Delaware River from Honesdale, Pennsylvania (our town).  The small main street is chock- a-block with restaurants and boutique shops; antiques, fine wines, furniture, clothing, etc. … Continue reading

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Getting Medieval in Sens

This weekend, Sens hosted a medieval fair on the town square with fantastic costumes, music, theater, food and artisanal crafts. I guess these were demons or living gargoyles.  They were impressive. Rat catcher.  He looks like he should be in … Continue reading

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Troyes, France

Feeling as under as the weather and hugely contrary, we decided to take a ride in the driving wind and rain to the lovely little town of Troyes, existent since the Roman era (GPS prononces this tee-raw).  We’d been here … Continue reading

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Camerahols: Photography and Gastronomy in the Vendee

When I signed up for the photography class at Camerahols, though excited, I didn’t know what to expect.  All I knew was that Roger Stowell, a successful, well-known English photographer, had retired to the Vendee region of France and was … Continue reading

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