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La Chandeleur

Yesterday was the Chandeleur, a lovely excuse to stuff myself with crêpes in the name of tradition!  Not to be confused with Mardi Gras/Shrove Tuesday, another wonderful crêpe-filled moment, La Chandeleur occurs every February 2nd.  Its roots, like so many … Continue reading

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Sweet Thoughts in the Mail

I decided to try another food-related mail swap.  One of the best things about traveling for me is the chance to try out new foods.  Since we don’t have any immediate vacation plans, I thought I would give my taste … Continue reading

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New Year’s Traditions

I’ve gotten several lovely New Year’s cards over the past week both from Japan and France.  In Japan, like in France, it is customary to send New Year’s cards to friends and family.  Sending Christmas cards, at least here in … Continue reading

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