Monthly Archives: August 2015


We’ve been living in the village of Samois-sur-Seine for almost two months now (our house-sit ends next Monday and we’ll be homeless for a while…) so I think it’s time to post some pictures about Samois. Samois-sur-Seine (“Samois on the … Continue reading

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I will forgive you if you haven’t heard of the French town of Nantillois; after all, its current population is 64. Fortunately for us, two of those 64 are Maarten and Didi, a Dutch couple who moved to Nantillois eight … Continue reading

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Road trip!

Oh, boy, a road trip! Last Sunday we took off with Mary and Gilles on a road trip to the city of Reims and a tiny town in the middle of a World War I battle site. We wanted to … Continue reading

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Everyone has something they are really good at. So far, it appears that Henry is really good at sleeping…

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First Shoes for Henry

Laurie and I went to the local bakery today to buy some treats for a celebratory gathering tonight and found these meringue shoes: We had to buy a pair. I suspect they’ll get eaten before Henry sees them.

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Now Here’s Some Real News!

Henry George Zumsteg was born to Craig and Annie this morning at 3:45, New York time. Henry weighed in at 8 lbs, 2 oz, 20 inches. No word yet as to whether he got his sister’s red hair. Mom, Dad … Continue reading

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Birthdays in Brittany

Last Friday we saddled up the trusty old Renault and headed to Brittany to celebrate a bunch of birthdays. Our friends Jamie and Hervé Rufin, who have vacationed on the Presq’ile Quiberon for a number of years, last year bought … Continue reading

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