RAINY MARKET NERAC

Rainy Market at Nerac

22Feb2015
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Buy that brightly colored umbrella, please, so that I might share in the dancing parade of rainy day markets. Stop and gossip under the drips that water the fields and orchards along the hillsides of Nerac. Roll those carts over…

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Looking at France …from afar and from within.

5Mar2014
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This timeless scene- the Basque charcutier Pierre Oteiza and a table of French fans. I had thought I would write a post about my  trip to the Salon d’Agriculture in Paris last week. You could call it the largest Producer’s market in…

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Spring Market inspiration. Open your eyes!

6May2012
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Why go to the market? I mean the local farmer’s market, of course. Fresh, simple, direct- a bargain. Inspiring, colorful, nurturing- satisfaction. Diverse, diverting, fun- amused. All those words pop into my head when I think of the many very…

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May Day ~ Mayday ~ M’aider: in a pickle

1May2012
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May Day. All is quiet this early morning but the vast aviary outside my kitchen door. In France, this first seasonal holiday, Labor Day, is the promise of Summer to be. Although it still smacks of worker’s right and labor issues,…

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spring treasures- wild leeks & aillets

21Feb2011
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Spring arrives early in Gascony. I remember that first February along the canal, watching two flaneurs along the canal, walking and stopping, bending and tugging, standing and walking. What were they doing? I watched from the voyeuristic comfort of the…

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