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Catching up / Pendant qu'on s'en souvient encore

March 22, 2010
Catching up / Pendant qu'on s'en souvient encore

We got so busy enjoying life that I missed out on writing some of it down. From March 2010 There was our sunny visit to the DeCordova Museum – another recommendation from Estelle. The museum itself didn’t get Elana’s attention, but the garden definitively did! We didn’t see all of the 75 larger than...
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Snow, beer and sun / Neige, bière et soleil

March 22, 2010
Snow, beer and sun / Neige, bière et soleil

From March 2010 Quel temps splendide ce weekend! Près de 21 degrés à Boston hier et aujourd’hui tout juste 4!!!! Mais gros soleil, et il est vrai qu’on a eu un temps printanier toute la semaine. Vendredi, départ pour les Montagnes Vertes (après les montagne Blanches du weekend passé): Killington, Vermont pour utiliser un...
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Winter weekend and other fun things / Weekend enneigé et autres plaisirs

March 17, 2010
Winter weekend and other fun things / Weekend enneigé et autres plaisirs

My friend Elizabeth invited us to spend a weekend with her family and a few friends up in New Hampshire. Taylor stayed behind to work on his project while Elana and I headed up for an adventure in the White Mountains! From March 2010 We took our time getting there, stopping for a quick...
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Tourists in Boston / Des touristes à Boston

March 16, 2010
Tourists in Boston / Des touristes à Boston

From March 2010 Et oui, on est toujours à la découverte de notre nouvelle ville.Aujourd’hui, on a visité L’Eglise Mère de La Première Eglise du Christ, Scientiste (rien à voir avec la Scientologie)fondée par Mary Eddy Baker en 1879 et basée sur son livre “Sciences et Santé avec la Clé des Ecritures.”Mary Eddy Baker...
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Maple syrup secrets / Les secrets du sirop d'érable

March 11, 2010
Maple syrup secrets / Les secrets du sirop d'érable

From March 2010 Une très belle journée avec Elana et Mimi… Après un picnic frileux, mais délicieux, au bord d’un des lacs du Cochituate State Park on s’est rendu à la ferme bio et communautaire de Natick. C’est la saison du sirop d’érable, et j’étais curieuse d’en savoir plus. La sève monte journalièrement quand...
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Out of the mouth of babes / De la bouche des enfants

March 8, 2010
Out of the mouth of babes / De la bouche des enfants

Un peu d’humour… Ce matin, après le petit déjeuner: Elana: On va chercher des livres? Moi: A la bibliothèque? Elana: Oui! Je t’aide, d’abords il faut enlever mon pyjama. Moi: D’accord Le pyjama rangé, je lui demande: Moi: Et maintenant? Elana: Mais il me faut des chausettes Maman! Je vais avoir froid. Moi: Tu...
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Elana's half Birthday / Le demi anniversaire d'Elana

March 5, 2010
Elana's half Birthday / Le demi anniversaire d'Elana

From March 2010 There is always a reason to celebrate and half birthdays – as my cousin pointed out- are just as legitimate as any other reason. So we celebrated Elana’s half birthday. First with her friends. Tess, Adèle and Soren came home for a morning snack and a piece of no fat zucchini-sweet...
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Spring is coming / le Printemps arrive

March 3, 2010
Spring is coming / le Printemps arrive

Free of its icy claws, the river is flowing again… Naked trees still await their green jewels, but they look fuller these days, and a little brighter as the sap starts running through their branches again and buds burgeon everywhere. Birds have return, energetically building nests in the most unlikely places. And the sun,...
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Last few days / Dernier jour

February 5, 2010
Last few days / Dernier jour

My birthday was a blast! My brothers made dinner for me, my friends braved bad weather and dangerous roads to be there and we all had a great time! To brother’s dismay, Elana fell in love with Jean-Luc and spend the entire evening with him! That is when she wasn’t playing with Alexander’s iphone....
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A special day / Une journee a moi

January 30, 2010
A special day / Une journee a moi

From Switzerland January 2010 Last night was a lot of fun. I saw some highschool friends I hadn’t seen in over a decade, met some new people and did some catching up with others… Great night. And it was snowing when I left! I was woken up this morning by sunshine, yes sunshine! We...
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