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Albert Camus

When the soul suffers too much, it develops a taste for misfortune. — Albert Camus


Victor Hugo

I have been loving you a little more every minute since this morning.  —  Victor Hugo, Les Misérables. (A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie. 1862)


Marcel Proust

The only true voyage, the only bath in the Fountain of Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes, to see the universe through the eyes of another, of a hundred others, to see the hundred universes that each of them sees, that each of them is; and this we do ; with artists like these we do really fly from star to star.  22 more words


Le mot de la semaine 17

Proverbe: En avril, ne te découvre pas d’un fil; en mai, fais ce qu’il te plaît!

Pour une explication en anglais de ce dicton:  https://www.thoughtco.com/ne-te-decouvre-pas-dun-fil-1371201

Bonne semaine!



French Language

Lisa's Taboulé (French-style)

Taboulé reminds us of summer in France. We eat it everywhere, it is a nice refreshing salad to accompany grilled meats, charcuterie or even a collection of other salads… Francis and I even had it at our wedding! 546 more words


Strasbourg parade

We turned from the cathedral to this beautiful scene….the Strasbourg parade that celebrates the coming of spring. The carnival spans the entire Alsace region of France, but Strasbourg is reputed to have the biggest and best parade. :)


Jean-Paul Sartre

It’s strange. I felt less lonely when I didn’t know you. — Jean-Paul Sartre, The Flies. (1943)