Archives for April, 2007

We always joke about this sign whenever we pass it, and I’ve been meaning to take a photo of it

Posted in art/culture/design, Bourgogne/Burgundy, daily life, people, photos

Ok, I exaggerated. I suppose the title should instead be, “Produce Less Trash with a yaourtière.” We eat a lot

Posted in daily life, environment, food and drinks, products, shopping

We try to order online as much as possible, which saves a lot of driving time and reduces our carbon

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, garden

From Yahoo News: “Tres chers amis,I’m worried. Really worried. How can you have made Nicolas Sarkozy, the pint-size tough guy

Posted in people, politics

What happened, French people??! I was hoping the first round of the presidential results would be a GASP! OMGFG moment

Posted in daily life, politics

France’s 1st round of presidential elections is today, so I decided to tag along with my sweetie to the polls.

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, politics, stories

I’m sort of excited about the elections tomorrow in a doom-and-gloom sort way but it is still all very fascinating

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, politics

AKA La Fameuse Claque Click here or on the photo (18 second video) Me: That would end the career of

Posted in cultural differences, news, politics, weird

Today is Earth Day et ça tombe bien (and it’s good timing) because stuck in my head is a song

Posted in art/culture/design, daily life, environment, music, nature, tv and movies

From Treehugger: “When the French do something, they do it in style and make an impact. Some things like the

Posted in cars/bikes/etc, daily life, environment, news

This Sunday is the first round of the presidential elections in France. It’s not going to be fun but someone

Posted in advertising & marketing, people, politics

Or would that be ugly in a cute sort of way? Or is it just plain ugly? I like it

Posted in cars/bikes/etc, games/software/tech

British tourists and expats must get Beyonce’s song out of their heads! (You know, “to the left, to the left…”

Posted in cars/bikes/etc, cultural differences, daily life, news

When I lived in the U.S. I loved shopping at a store called, “Anthropologie,” which I always thought was a

Posted in daily life, products, shopping

I have a habit of really looking at people’s faces saying, “if so and so had a baby, the result

Posted in tv and movies

My life in general and as a volunteer for an environment group, just within the last few weeks, has been

Posted in daily life, environment, politics

Posted in art/culture/design, photos

Last year a French rapper named, “Kamini” hit his 15 minutes of fame with his hilarious song, “Marly-Gomont,” about his

Posted in art/culture/design, games/software/tech, music, people

I knew this presidential election was going to be full of kooky wtfs. In a way, it is so fascinating

Posted in people, politics, weird

Photographers, whether they are hobbyists or professionals, oftentimes explore a place much differently than the typical traveler. With camera in

Posted in paris, people, photos, travel and places

It looks as though this will be the first presidential election in the history of France to use an electronic

Posted in games/software/tech, people, politics, weird