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Seeing a Bit of France

July 12th, 2019 · No Comments · Travel

We have been based in the country since January 1, 2016, aside from time spent traveling — and not all that much of it has been inside the country we currently call home. France is a big country, at 248,572 square miles, second only to Texas in area among states in the United States’s Lower […]

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Hottest Day in France, Ever

June 28th, 2019 · No Comments · Uncategorized

And we are living it. Not in the epicenter of “scary hot” but uncomfortably close to it. “Friday will be the worst” was what we had heard for the whole of this preposterously hot week, and leave it to the weather guys to be right about bad news. Heat records have been tumbling this afternoon […]

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Back to the World Cup

June 25th, 2019 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I like the Fifa Women’s World Cup. It’s global. It can be exotic. The women attract a more PG-rated crowd than do the men. It provides three weeks or more of running narrative and it fills a bit of a void during the potentially slow soccer summer season. I covered four men’s World Cups, and […]

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