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A lovely woman helped me out at the doctors’ office about a month ago, and very shortly after I ran into her at the grocery store.  We exchanged numbers then,  and this afternoon we had coffee and a walk about town.  She lives nearby in an even smaller town, having access to only a bakery…

That American who helps at the laundromat

I spend a lot of time at the Laundromat, which is a concrete pad in the parking lot of the grocery store.  It holds one average-capacity washer, two large-capacity washers, one awesome dryer and one shitty dryer, which literally says, “Cette machine est la merde!” written in Sharpie on the inside of its door.  Through…

Home sweet home

We came over 4 months ago with one backpack and one duffle bag each, and on New Year’s Eve we moved into our own apartment with a lease for 12 months.  We have a small two-bedroom place in the center of town where we can walk to everything, (bank, bakery, post office, grocery store, pizza…