Today I’m going to take a giant leap into a place I don’t take you very often. My “real” life and passions. Since becoming the “Barefoot Blogger” it seems I’ve created a fantasy person. Sometimes I don’t recognise her myself. Here in Barefoot Blogger’s world, life is beautiful. […]
What’s not to love about a truffle-hunting pig
Inspirational story about an Olympic blind equestrian in France
The “friends and family” tour through the Carolinas continues. Here are some of my favorite sights!
Soon the Barefoot Blogger will be returning home to France. Meanwhile, it’s springtime at the beach in the Carolinas.
Just an hour down the road from Uzes, near Montpelier, is the beach resort La Grande-Motte. At first glance, it’s a bit like seeing a piece of contemporary furniture among French antiques.
Whether in the south of France, or south in the USA, we all love an art festival.
When I was giving hints about moving to France and getting rid of stuff, the rest of the story hadn’t played out.
In Collioure nature, architecture and history blend to create a magical place.
If you don’t already have your bags packed, here are a few things you’ll surely miss staying at home.
When one of my long-time friends (notice I didn’t say “old”) came to visit in Uzes, she’d say: “That’s just so French!” It became a favorite sayiing to the two of us during her stay. Here are ten things that say “that’s just so French” to me. See […]
If France had been within the realm of my imagination while growing up, surely Jacqueline Delubac would have been close to the top of my list of idols.
By now you know that some of the Barefoot Blogger’s favorite people in France are artists.
For all those ‘doubters’ out there who think the Barefoot Blogger will never learn French, here’s news.
“Why Did the Barefoot Blogger Move to France?” It’s time to answer a most-frequently-asked question: “Why did you move to France?” “Because I could” That might sound like a smug answer, and I don’t mean it to be taken that way. Yet it’s true. I’m healthy, my children […]
The French are so passionate about their oysters, they consume more of the hard-shelled delicacies than they export.
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.
Why Roussillon is “Red”: Fact and Fable The Barefoot Blogger – as seen in France Today The French commune of Roussillon is located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, roughly midway between Avignon and Aix-en-Provence. It is in the heart of one of the biggest ochre deposits in the world […]
Nancy McGee, a gourmet guru, will be adding some culture to my blog, starting off with “Cheese Etiquette.”