Category Archives: France

Notre Dame was burning.

Yesterday, a horrific sight occurred in Paris. I was on a conference call and someone on the call said, by the way, have any of you seen what is happening in Paris? Notre Dame is on fire. Frankly, we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Chicken Marengo

We are having company over and Chicken Marengo was on my list. MK had a doctor’s appointment so I started this chicken dish, something that is usually my thing anyway. I have been making it for some forty years or … Continue reading

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The importance of Study Abroad

I am a big proponent of study abroad, having done it when I was a junior in college. I lived with a wonderful French family and also with two American students for an academic year in a small suburb outside … Continue reading

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