Tag Archives: Where I am

Reflections – A Retrospective

Grateful ! – That’s the word that springs to my mind as I look back over the past year; actually beyond the past year because I’m not just looking at the end of another year but the beginning of a … Continue reading

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Auto Retro 2016

Auto Retro is an annual event held in Uzerche each July.  I find it very interesting to see a variety of classic cars from France, around Europe and an occasional American model. This was my second Auto-Retro. The set-up is … Continue reading

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From Dream to Reality

It’s hard to believe that one year ago today I arrived in France to pursue my dream.  And that dream is unfolding in ways I had never imagined. Uzerche is a charming picture postcard town with a fascinating history going … Continue reading

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Getting Plugged In

I’ve been very fortunate to meet several very nice people since moving to France. Jo has been very helpful and she provides a wealth of insight to French living. I feel like we connect well and I always enjoy our conversations. … Continue reading

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Welcoming Spring

Admittedly Uzerche experienced a mild winter this year. I was grateful for this on two levels: Since my heating went out a couple of times it was easier to keep the chill out of a stone house when the weather … Continue reading

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Moving Forward – Slowly

As you can well imagine a house that hadn’t been lived in for over two years would require a lot of elbow-grease to get it up to par. The first pass of cleaning was a matter of literally clearing out … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

Shakespeare wrote “All the world’s a stage …” My “stage” genre is comedy-adventure and I take my role (within that genre) seriously.  I’ve found most of my experiences can be viewed with either a comedy or adventure perspective. For me … Continue reading

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Living Bohemian

Two days before moving into my house I had one of those days.  You know the kind, if something could go wrong it would. My sofa-bed was scheduled to be delivered that afternoon and Christophe, who lived next door to … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

I think my brain cells have gone on strike.  I just got back from the bank after doing business entirely in French. I had received a notice from my French bank that required me to fill out a form and … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World –or– Thank God for ALL Favors

I met Colin last October.  He is restoring his two houses a few doors down from the rental house. He had found some of my Uzerche pins and started following me on Pinterest before my move here earlier this year.  … Continue reading

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