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Kristin Espinasse
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Jean-Marc with friends who came to visit, yesterday. That is little Céline and Raphael, and Laurence (wearing the hat. Her father was best friends with Jean-Marc's father.) TODAY'S WORD: retourner sa veste : to change sides (politically, etc), to go over to the other side ECOUTER- Listen to Jean-Marc read the following French words: Download Sound File Changer de camp ou d'opinion par intérêt et non en vertu de principes... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at FRENCH WORD-A-DAY
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Betsy, So good to read your feedback--and thanks for the great tip!
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Thank you, Mary. That was a mysterious and beautiful and rare moment. Thank you also for Psalms 40, which I just read aloud to Jean-Marc, via your comment. God bless you and all who share here.
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Jeanette, I am so sorry to learn of your dear husbands passing. Sending extra love your way. Thinking of you.
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I was listening to my car radio, as a French psychiatrist spoke about trauma. He mentioned three groups of victims. The first are those directly affected (physically injured) by the event. The second are those who witnessed the event. The third are those who are aware of the event: you and I. I don't know anyone personally who was in the attack in Nice. A friend of my daughter's lost... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2016 at FRENCH WORD-A-DAY
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Thank you for your thoughtful note, Suzanne. So true!
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Thank you, Judi, we are waking up now and hearing the news. After the shock, we are sickened with grief. Thinking of the victims and their families.
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Chris, please tell your daughter how much it meant to me to see her comment! And thank you for sharing my blog with her! I love the verse about entertaining angels, and thank you for the quote and comment about the footprints on the heart. You leave them every time you comment.
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Dear Henrys Mom, what a lovely surprise to hear from you! I absolutely adore your parents. Re the strangers who disappeared, I will have to try the telephone number.... I am almost hoping it does not answer, so I can smile towards heaven.
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Thank you, Kathie. That is good to know!
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Thanks and love, Valerie, and to all who have responded, above.
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Maybe it is because I am a leftie (une gauchère), or because I do things backwards (reading magazines)... but the marketeer in me thinks the back of Diane's book is most enticing! Satisfy your curiosity by viewing the front cover, here. Eight Months in Provence, A Junior Year Abroad 30 Years Late. It is never too late to fulfill a dream. CLICK HERE to order the book TODAY'S WORD: le... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at FRENCH WORD-A-DAY
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Thank you, Gilles. And many thanks for the correction.
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Thank you all for these very sweet comments and for taking the time to send positive wishes. I am always so touched to read your words. Very encouraging!
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Thank you, Cynthia. I hope you will enjoy your basket. Happy to hear you have two open air markets in your area!
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Diane, I am guessing 20 minutes. But keep your eye on it! (And let me know, as I have not made mine yet!)
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Thank you, Nancy! And good to have your helpful feedback on those towels.
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Thanks, Ken! Good to learn the French word for hockey puck!
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Hi, Suzanne, I thought it was a feuillete crust too, but my mother-in-law confirmed it is a pizza crust. Smokey and I will be paying close attention to your pizza crust recipe in your book...before we give this recipe a try!
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Michèle-France's Pizza d'Ete. Summer Pizza. YOUR AD HERE. Reach 26,000 readers with your message. Click HERE SABLET HOME - We offer high quality, private vacation rentals in the heart of Provence, particularly suited to groups of up to four discerning travelers. Click HERE. TODAY'S WORD: une rondelle : slice Note: rondelle, in this sense, is used for slices of tomato, zucchini, lemon, sausage etc. Careful not to ask for a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at FRENCH WORD-A-DAY
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Thank you for such warm and encouraging comments. So cheered to see messages from new, regular, and longtime-no-see readers (waving frantically to Bill in St Paul!). I am so grateful and motivated to continue updating. Thank you for reading.
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Attempting to pose for a family photo. See the final result at the end of this post! Today's Word: un brevet : diploma, school certificate : patent YOUR AD HERE. Reach 26,000 readers with your message. Click HERE 1. SABLET HOME - in the heart of Provence. Click HERE. 2. FRANCE & MONACO rental throughout France & Monaco. Click HERE ECOUTEZ: Listen to Jean-Marc read the following sentence in French... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2016 at FRENCH WORD-A-DAY
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Diane, Smokey is behind the fourth tree from the left. You can just see his nose poking out the one end, and the rest of him poking out the back.
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