Read about "Josey" (from our former stomping grounds of St. Maximin) in today's story... and don't miss a photo of Smokey's Ma and Pa at the end of this edition. s'occuper (so-kew-pay) verb to keep oneself busy Italian Josephine made homemade pizza the size of a hamburger patty, only there wasn't any viande, just a bony anchovy... Read more →

Escape with me to Suze-la-Rousse (pictured here) and here! . se tirer (seuh tee ray) verb : to escape, to get (oneself) out of, to make tracks se tirer tout juste = to just scrape by (financially) Audio File & Example Sentence: Download Wav or Download MP3 Allez, on se tire! Come on, let's get out of... Read more →


Buckling up those wine barrels in Châteauneuf-du-Pape Ceinture de sécurité (sen-tewr) noun, feminine seat belt Go back in time with me now, if you will, to the historic town of St. Maximin, where visitors from all over the world come to see the purported relics of Mary Magdalene (behind a thick glass encasement in the town's basilica).... Read more →

le trajet

For more about this image, see Photo du Jour below. le trajet (trah-zhay) noun, masculine 1. distance; route; trip; journey 2. ride, drive, flight Expressions: choisir le trajet le plus long = to choose the longest way refaire le trajet en sens inverse = to walk / drive back Citation du Jour Je ne me demande pas... Read more →