Two and One

Two cool things I’ve discovered about France recently are this: Les volets (Shutters) – I’m convinced that there is some elaborate way of managing the shutters on a house that I am not privy to.  We close the ones on the ground floor for privacy at night, and to keep the heat in.  We leave…

Sundays are pretty great too

We had a wonderful day…First day of our Festival of Zorton Late pancake breakfast at home Bayonne Holiday Festival Ferris Wheel Gelato made by an Italian man from Milano, whose brother owns a restaurant in San Mateo (so small world) Wandering about Bayonne Tree decorating Skyping with family Ham and cheese and egg crepe dinner…

Parkour

There was an exhibition for B’s gym on Friday with demonstrations by all of the groups, from the cute little toddlers all the way up to the high school kids.  B’s group was the final group of the evening.  There was a Brasilian theme to the night, although there was plenty of Basque red in…

Saturdays are fun

We had a wonderful Saturday, even though 50% of us are not feeling tip top.   We started out trying to find out where the mystery water came from that ended up on the floor and in our laptops and iPads.  Still a mystery, but it’s cleaning up okay.  We’re letting one of the laptops dry…

Three months

The above photo was taken at the BAB2 which is a big shopping mall in Anglet where they have most everything you might need:  Grocery, clothing, snacks, coffee, and it’s all dressed up for the holidays. We’ve been here for three months.  It feels like longer because so much has happened and we’ve crammed a…