A Freeman family invasion! I was so blessed in the beginning of May to have my parents and little sister fly to France from Canada, swinging by London on their way over to pick up my brother James (and have a pint or two at the pub!). It was almost a complete family reunion, we… Continue reading Chapter 49. Adventures with the Family in Normandy
‘When spring comes to Paris, the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise’ – Henry Miller Could Henry Miller see into the future when he said this, or is every spring in Paris this perfect? It’s honestly hard for me to say: while technically this is my second April in the city;… Continue reading Chapter 48. Paris in Bloom// Cherry Blossom Season
Anddddddd we’re back! I have to apologize for this post coming to you a little later than I had anticipated. The delay is due to the abrupt and completely delightful arrival of summer weather in France. Blooming cherry blossoms and temperatures in the mid-twenties are not to be ignored! So where did we leave off?… Continue reading Chapter 47. Two Days in Lyon – Part 2: What We Ate
So last week Marc and I found ourselves in a very happy situation. We had very little scheduled, we had some unused credit with the train company, and Marc’s company has been leaning on him to use up some vacation days. The only question was….where should we go? Our only limitation was that we had… Continue reading Chapter 46. Two Days in Lyon: Part 1: What We Saw
This weekend was an AMAZING time to be in Paris. All of a sudden the weather turned warm and sunny, plus the trees are all exploding into leaf making everything bright and colourful. We spent the bulk of the weekend outside enjoying the sunshine, alongside what felt like the entire city; everyone was out and… Continue reading Chapter 45. Ten Photos from Paris this Weekend: Version 4
On the surface, a year seems like a pretty straightforward amount of time. One lap around the sun, four seasons, 365 days, one Christmas….nothing too complicated there. The tricky part about a year is the perception. I honestly can’t believe it’s been a year since I arrived in France; in my opinion, it is both… Continue reading Chapter 44. One Year in Paris
Easter has been beautiful in so many ways; in the spring weather and sights, but also in the lovely time spent worshipping with friends at church this weekend.