Fresh flowers and fresh perspectives. Photo: at a strawberry, wine, and olive-oil vendor's in Tulette.
also ravissante (rah-vee-sahnt)
Charlotte est revenue hier! Elle était ravissante! Charlotte came back yesterday. She looked lovely!
A DAY IN A FRENCH LIFE... by Kristin Espinasse
Last November, I began a personal challenge to "Publish a Book in 21 days"! In order to complete the ambitious project, I asked readers to help edit three stories three times per week. Though I failed to meet the publishing deadline, the book was compiled in 21 days (it took an extra two weeks to see it online at Amazon). As painful as the process was (!!!), I reached a goal, one that had been swept back into the corner along with other neglected dreams.
The current book project is coming together. On Monday, we made it to the one-third mark! But the pace is slackening today, with only one story to edit. It is titled "ravissant". If you like, you can proofread it here.
A cool street sign in Toulon. How would you like to live on a Why Not street? What's another interesting street name? Back home in Arizona, I once lived on Never Mind Trail.... To share a funny street name, or to comment on any item in this edition, click here.
Thank you for considering a contribution today!
Ongoing support from readers like you keeps me writing and publishing this free language journal, for the past 18 years. If you regularly enjoy this website and would like to keep it going, please know your donation towards this effort makes all the difference! No matter the weather, on good days or bad, I am commited to sharing a sunny update with you, one you can look forward to. I hope it fuels your dreams of coming to France, while expanding your French vocabulary. A contribution by check or via PayPal (links below) is greatly appreciated. Merci!
♥ Or click here to send the amount of your choice
To purchase our memoir, THE LOST GARDENS click here.