Category Archives: Diary

Welcome October

I think I shall forget this past Septembre. Not a very good month which started with the first of two hospital stays. The first one as an emergency as a result of a very painful kidney stone or should I … Continue reading

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Welcome? Autumn

For a change the equinox is on Septembre 22nd this year (it will be on the 23rd next year) and obviously marks the beginning of autumn. The autumn equinox – also known as the September equinox – occurs when the … Continue reading

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Welcome August

I simply do not know where July went. Mind you taking into account I spent one week hospitalised and had visitors for another 12 days, there was little time left for myself. Global Events in August 1. Clergy Sexual Abuse … Continue reading

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And they are off…

Thanks to a daring feat and some in-house help, I got out of the hospital safely yesterday morning. I have to go back before the 9am call on Monday. All joking aside it’s better than the hotel. “Don’t worry sir, … Continue reading

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Welcome June

June was most likely named for the Roman goddess Juno, patroness of marriage and the well-being of women. Another interpretation says that the name came from the Latin juvenis, “young people,” who were celebrated at this time. JUNE CALENDAR June 5 is World Environment … Continue reading

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Welcome May

Some events during the month A couple of favorites of mine on May 15th & May 23rd 🔸 1st May 2021 – May Day May Day is an ancient spring festival, traditionally celebrated with maypole dancing. 🔸 3rd May 2021 – May … Continue reading

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Welcome March

The word “March” comes from the Roman “Martius”. This was originally the first month of the Roman calendar and was named after Mars, the god of war. We changed to the “New Style” or “Gregorian” calendar in 1752 and it … Continue reading

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Fall is here

Broke my confinement to attend a scheduled meeting at the local Health Authorities office in order to help help a friend through the maze of the French administration. I have to add they are very friendly and helpful and I … Continue reading

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Blues time

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Welcome October

September flew by because quite a few trips and activities were planned. It felt good after the past few months of confinement and de-confinement. October is not starting too well. The long planned friends’ reunion in Brittany has been canceled … Continue reading

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