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Absentee ballot

Mailed it Friday. (A little thing like living overseas for three months isn’t going to muck up my perfect voting record.) Everyone here in France is paying rapt attention to our election. I am asked almost daily about it. Like this election isn’t important enough with two presidential candidates who would do very different things… Continue reading Absentee ballot

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Food journal

New foods* I have tried so far in France:–Baked rabbit over pasta–Shredded carrots with vinegar and tuna–Parsley salad with tomato, goat cheese, and olive oil + balsamic vinegar (high in “veetamin C,” says my host mother)–Roquefort cheese mixed with butter on toast–Baked artichoke with olive oil + balsamic vinegar (okay, not new for many Americans,… Continue reading Food journal

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Apologies to viewers, a melon-thump to Blogger

Pardon, dear readers, while I continue to futz around with Blogger templates and spacing and the like. Blogger isn’t so WYSIWYG (old school: what you see is what you get) anymore.I’ll endeavor to get it right, for me as much for you…irregular spacing drives me crazy. (Okay, basically, it’s just ’cause I can’t control it–I… Continue reading Apologies to viewers, a melon-thump to Blogger