Day off in Uzes, France
Last night I experienced a new phenomenon in fitness and exercise: Flow
In Atlanta there’s a new trend for at-home entertaining
It is obvious that artists have forever loved Roussillon; but just recently, I discovered how many authors passed this way … and stayed for a while.
Travel isn’t complete without learning about totally unexpected things. Like Qigong. This must be Uzès Qigong is a Chinese practice of alternative healthcare that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques, and a focused mind. It’s kin to Tai Chi and Karate, but the body movements are gentler and much […]
Biking in France
the controversal pastime – Ferias
Only four more days until I leave for my great adventure. It begins in Uzès, France. Solo. Just as planned. Destination Uzès France This is my first time blogging an adventure, so I’ll start by telling why it begins in Uzès France; how I’m getting there; I’ll also describe how I […]
Saying farewell to family and friends in the US for the next chapter of “single living in France.” It’s been almost four months since I left my adopted home in France. As excited as I was to get to the States for the holidays and the birth of […]
Saturday Market in Uzes
Traveling abroad solo means you can stop whenever you wish
Time to think seriously about getting back to France. A bout with shingles, the birth of a first grand-baby, and a bunch of happenings that would make great stories to share have kept me quite busy the last few months. But since most of you joined the adventures […]
Now that I’m settled in France, I’m beginning to understand why I love it here. I’m a hopeless romantic. It didn’t happen by accident that I live in a tower apartment. I’m a princess. Or at least, I always wanted to be one. If I had long hair, […]
WHERE ELSE WOULD I HAVE LEARNED ABOUT PIPINETTES?
My bonne chance this week was visiting a friend in Nimes who lives only a few blocks from the Stage 15 finish of the Tour de France.
Lost in the Luberon Part Two In October I started writing the story about my adventures “Lost in the Luberon”. It’s time to get back to to telling the tales because there are blanks in the story I need your help to complete. Here’s a link to the […]
I promised I’d know French by Christmas
When I was first considering the move to Uzes, France, a new friend mentioned the “wind” in the winter, Le Mistral. Since she chooses to return to her home in London each year from late September until April, I figured the “wind” was a convenient rationale, rather than […]
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 has new meaning to me this year. It’s not a holiday in France. Never mind, I’m making it my personal day to give thanks to all the new people who have come into my world this year. I drove out into the countryside near Uzes yesterday to […]