8 haircuts

For my 50th birthday, I’m giving myself (thanks Bry) a new haircut every 6 weeks.  I’m tired of the dark…

Rhapsody in Blue

A low tech but well designed building game, and one I can’t ever win with infernal blocks used to match…

Running

I ran with my new running group for the first time last night. We ran around the stadium twice, did…

The couch

The last two days have been in the 30s/90s so I’ve spent most of the time in the house, not…

School Days

About once a week  I’m on an actual high school campus working with 18-20 year olds on their post bac…

Foire aux Vins

Wine Fair! When we first arrived in France three years ago, they were having this event at our local grocery…

Sunday

Woke up late, did some work, cleaned the house, played some games, ate dinner, watched QE, kids to bed, more…

Bibliothèque

Eating sandwiches in front of the library. Anglet has the best ocean breeze.

Walkies

Kids leave early and me soon after. I take a quiet morning walk, get my head together before diving into…

Télévision

We don’t watch a lot of French TV, not because it’s not interesting, but because there are only so many…

Lycée = High School

Today was the kids’ first day of high school.  They’re 15 but they start high school in 10th grade here. …

Dual Purpose Travel

I’m going to #Unfinished18 in Bucharest for four days at the end of the month.  A combo happy 50th birthday…

Jeux

I play so many games. Some I play more than once, some once and never again. It’s good when I…

Gorillaz

B is really into the Gorillaz right now and she’s also really into drawing. She made a beautiful Gorillaz-version of…

Rentrée, for adults too

Yesterday was the gathering of all the town’s associations. Local sport, language, dance, art organizations, all set up their tables…