Category: Chapter 3: Life in France Part One

After moving to France in September, 2013, I learned to love the life.

Christmas Market in Uzes, France

Christmas Market in Uzes is an annual event that residents and visitors eagerly await. It’s the time when everyone knows they can find favorite holiday foods and unique handmade gifts. Mid-December Uzes stages a Christmas Market that no one wants to miss. In addition to food and wine tastings […]

Christmas in Uzés In Technicolor

Christmas in Uzès, France is candy-coated with sugarplums and bright colored packages. What better way to capture it than in technicolor?! The Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit d’Uzès was the inspiration for these photos of Christmas in Uzès, France. The day I visited the Cathedral, the sun was shining brightly through the […]

Sunday Fetes in France: Wine Tasting and Pottery

Living in France for a little over three months, I’m beginning to get into the rhythm of the weekly calendar. Wednesdays and Saturdays are market days; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays are work days with all the stores and businesses open; on Sundays and Mondays the place shuts down. […]

Thanksgiving in France: Not Your Holiday? Celebrate Anyway!

This Thanksgiving in France I’m learning a lesson from my new friends. If it’s not your holiday, celebrate anyway! Wouldn’t the world be a wonderful place if, instead of fussing about what to call a holiday, we’d just celebrate it together? Spending Thanksgiving in Uzès this year showed […]

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