Nothing to do with today's word, just an iconic zinc bar in Marseilles: Le Bar de la Marine (made famous by Marcel Pagnol in his "Marius" Trilogy. Speaking of bars, good news! Our Domaine Rouge-Bleu wines are now available in Japan. Is this post being forwarded to you? Click here to receive a free subscription to French... Read more →


A clock in Cairanne. It is time to put this word journal on automatique—but only for the next three posts. Beginning Wednesday, we will revisit the word-a-day archives—in time for our family to take a mini-break. I am already looking forward to telling you more stories dans un petit semaine. percer (pehr-say) verb to pierce percer quelque... Read more →