My first couple of years here, I got ALL the French illnesses. I was sick every month and intensely so. … More


B. and her supercool goggles. Wine barrels at the grocery store – .50 per taste.  Clever shopping cart thing.  1 … More


A cross between the Italian word for “game” and its Basque spelling, GIOKI is the games shop our friend Florence … More

5 Tribes

3 hours long and fun. Subsequent games clock in at around 45 minutes.


It was just two weeks ago, but already so far. Compiling my notes for use.

On a personal note

WTF menopause? Enough with the hot flashes. All day long: Hot cold hot cold hot cold. Infernal. 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

Been back and jumped in

Boom! Marion and Bryan examine Isaac’s costume. A view of the church from the post office that I hadn’t noticed … More

The last day

The last day is talks, mostly by artists. What, why, and how they do. Principles, values, the drive to create … More

Office Hours Day 2

For day 2, I wandered into the museum to interview a stranger for 20 minutes, asking them what we thought … More