Monthly archive February, 2012
Week 3: Gréolières, Skiing, and Warmth

Week 3: Gréolières, Skiing, and Warmth

We’ve completed our third week in France and with it welcomed much warmer temperatures. We’ve exchanged the cold, somewhat dreary days for sunny, blue skies, outdoor lunches, and the ongoing explanation to our kids that the pool isn’t warm enough to swim in yet. We are starting to settle into a somewhat normal routine, with...
Valbonne to Villa

Valbonne to Villa

Here’s a quick video to show what it is like to drive in southern France.
First Skiing in France

First Skiing in France

We headed up to Greoliere les Nieges today to try out their runs. It’s about 45 minutes from our house.
Week 2: Voltage Transformers, Patience, Gourdon, and Saint Raphael

Week 2: Voltage Transformers, Patience, Gourdon, and Saint Raphael

It’s hard to believe we have been in France for two weeks now. Although it was a fairly rough start with most of the family becoming ill, we’ve managed to settle in nicely and life in France is starting to be more like we had imagined. I’m still getting through some sinus issues and a...
Week 1: Sick, Sick, Sick, and Snow

Week 1: Sick, Sick, Sick, and Snow

February 1 to February 8, 2012 As I write this, my eyes are filled with tears. Don’t jump to conclusions, these tears aren’t because I am sad and missing Colorado (not yet), but because I have a terrible cold, one of the worst I can remember. I gave it my all, but after being surrounded...