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Soupe au Potiron (Cream of Pumpkin Soup to die for). From The Archives. July, 1998.

Yes, I know it is Summer here, and pumpkins and soup are the last things on our minds. But there is another half of the world deep in Winter, and they really really must try this recipe. 613 more words

Living Joyfully

Live and Become(2005)

Live and Become (French: Va, Vis et Deviens) is a 2005 French film directed by Romanian-born Radu Mihăileanu.

In Radu Mihaileanu’s affecting drama based on actual events, young Ethiopian Solomon (Mosche Abebe) is swept up into Operation Moses, a joint effort between American and Israeli troops aimed at relocating Jewish refugees from Africa to Israel. 49 more words

Drama

Anne

ORIGIN:
Commonly spelled “Ann”, this is a French variant of “Anna”, from “Hannah” (as used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament), a version of the Hebrew name “Channah”, meaning “favor” or “grace”. 55 more words

1810s

Par l'oreille

Je me sens que je suis un échec! Je ne suis pas capable d’écouter et comprendre le français par l’oreille. J’ai reçu un message de voix dans mon app à partir de mon ami qui vive en France, où il parle en français à moi. 292 more words

Journal Entries

Lewis

ORIGIN:
Anglicized version of “Louis”, the French form of “Ludovicus”, the Latinized version of the Germanic “Ludwig”, meaning “famous warrior” or “warrior prince”. Whew.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES: 51 more words

1810s

Catherine

ORIGIN:
A common English/French variation of “Katherine” / “Katharine”, from the Greek for “pure”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Caren, Cat, Cate, Catie, Catharine, Cathryn, Cathie, Cathy, Catrina, Caty, Karen, Kat, Kate, Katie, Kathryn, Kathie, Kathleen, Kathy, Katrina, Katy, Kay, Kit, Kitty, etc. 43 more words

1790s

The Men of France

If you haven’t noticed by now, my favorite topic of conversation, besides myself, is men. I love men. They are so wonderful and terrible at the same time. 1,880 more words