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Lynn Dosch
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retired French teacher and ed tech specialist, Badger and Packer fan, avid needleworker, budding family genealogist
retired French teacher and ed tech specialist, Badger and Packer fan, avid needleworker, budding family genealogist

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May 20 - Roses in bloom and a local wine fest
We pass through and around Doué-la-Fontaine much of the time we're exploring the sites to the near-east of our location. It was the location of our first market experience when we were newly arrived in April. It is famous for its zoo which is housed in old ...

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A long commentary on our wine adventures thus far in the Loire Valley,

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99 Bottles of Wine on the wall....
It's been awhile since I've posted. We've been the usual busy - Janis has been posting photos of the days' activities, so I haven't felt a need to do daily updates. And then, there's been a lot of cribbage playing since Dale Slusser arrived. This vacationin...

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Le Mans - Rather lengthy because of all the photos. There were so many delightful things to see here.

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Friday, May 12 - Le Mans is more than a road race
Le Mans was not very high on my must-see list, but Dave thought it sounded interesting so off we went today to the city famed for its 24 hour car race. Weather-wise, we expected afternoon rain, thunderstorms actually, so we headed for the old town first to ...

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French Elections
As you probably know, the French just elected a new president, Emmanuel Macron. I thought you might want to hear how we experienced this final push toward the elections. It is VERY different from the US process. The French have a multi-party system and cand...

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Following William the Conqueror

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May 2-5 - A touch of Brittany and a taste of Normandy Day 4
On the trail of William the Conqueror Normandy is that part of France given to the Viking raiders from Scandinavia in order to end to their plundering all up and down the Seine River - even so far as Paris. These Norsemen from Denmark, Norway and Iceland ha...
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