40 Before 40

40 Before 40

With the monumental 40th birthday approaching, I decided to make a list of the forty things I wanted to do before my milestone occurred. It was fun, and I think I learned a lot in that year. Will there be a fifty before fifty? Wait and see!

Bohemian Rhapsody @ Year End Concert

http://youtu.be/0E7NKSMCZYE   Who doesn't love Freddie Mercury  and the uber famous song Bohemian Rhapsody. It reminds me when I first saw Wayne's World when Mike Meyers and Dana Carvey head bashed to the tune, typical 80's style, as they drove along in their beater car. So when Sally, our choir director, asked me to sing a solo part during our choir performance,...

Diet Goals – Drop a Few Pounds, 40 Before 40 List

In France, eating is a serious art form and a national sport. - Julia Childs I promised myself never to diet again, but still wish to drop the few pounds I gained while mom was visiting Capestang over the winter. I found myself incredibly inspired after meeting Kristen Macgregor; a Canadian woman staying in our apartment rental with a fabulous story...

MUNICIPAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN for CAPESTANG MAYOR – Update

Polard Campaign in Capestang and the Municipal Election for Mayor March 16th @ 11:00 am at campaign head quarters, across from the Superette Cali Market,  the English speaking community of Capestang is invited for an aperitif and an opportunity to talk directly to the English members of the party 'Un Avenir Pour Capestang' led by Pierre POLARD, and guests Valerie...

Write for a Magazine – 40 Before 40

start a travel blog
Another 40 before 40 goal is ticked off my list. I actually think this is two separate goals. I have been writing for BBB Midi since last year, a local Languedoc publication that lets people, like myself, share experiences with their readers. They have a fellow blogger who writes Tales from the Shop Floor as well as myself, who writes as...

40 before 40 – River Rafting Roquebrun

rafting the river orb
We did it! River Rafting another ? tick off my 40 before 40 to do list! With our Belgian guests Greet and Stephan, our local friends Pierre, Anne, Celine, Maxmin and Garance, my daughter Angelina, my husband Alfonz and I, we drove the forty-five minutes to Roquebrun on the river Orb to try our hand at river rafting. It was...

My Last Worry – Carte Vitale

carte vitale France
Moving to a new country comes with its' worries. New language, new people, and new customs and that is aside from setting the children up with everything they need with school and so forth. Back when we meticulously completed our 'TO DO List' when moving to France, once here and settled into our new life, we started a new list,...