Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cap Association

Ok, it’s a good thing that I don’t comprehend French because at last Sunday’s Cap Association event, I picked up a limited number of brochures that matched my interests and now, in addition to trying out the photo club this … Continue reading

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Vermeer

I viewed a documentary titled Tim’s Vermeer and found it fascinating.  To theorize that the painter of light accomplished his feat using something as simplistic as a mirror, and then to prove that the theory is probable by recreating one … Continue reading

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Focus Group

Ok, I have chosen 27 photos from the past year that I like very much from an editorial or architectural standpoint and that can stand alone in telling a story.  I have to reduce these to five.  If you want … Continue reading

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How You Know When Something’s Right

I get excited about possibilities.  I ask questions and then I ask questions of the answers. I smile.  A lot.  Most often I decide “this” was put in front of me to find at this moment.  And there are so many … Continue reading

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Being Nosy

For the second time, I failed a sensory test for smelling and identifying different fragrances, and in some cases, odors.  In what I think would be a great party game, vials of scent are passed around, sniffed, and guessed at…and … Continue reading

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Connect the Dots

They say (and don’t ask me who they are) that learning numbers in French is easy but thinking numbers in French is not easily assimilated.  Un, deux, trois…up to dix and a few beyond is within school children’s grasp but … Continue reading

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Doodads

or…an update on various open items.  My new appointment for a visa extension or titre de séjour is October 3rd.  Originals, copies, and spares once again of every document that has my name on it.  Found the Mexican restaurant Arbol and … Continue reading

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Automne

It is Automne’s birthday.  The date changes back and forth by one or two every few years, but it’s always heading toward the end of Septembre.  During my wonder bread years, seasons fit neatly into three month blocks with autumn … Continue reading

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Time Management

I rsvp’d to a BWC board meeting scheduled to begin at 10 am this morning.  Choosing the bus as my transportation option, I mapped out a route which should have taken a half hour.  Well, getting on the wrong bus … Continue reading

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go

On April 18, 2015, Bordeaux will join other cities in hosting its first annual marathon.  Over 7,000 runners from around the world are expected to compete in full or half distances or two or four person relays.  The route will begin by … Continue reading

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