Connelles, France, French hospitality, Travel

An Empty Bowl in France

French pastries, breakfast-alvaradofrazier.comThere is such a thing as too much pain du chocolate, pain ou raisins and baguettes. We buy our staples, basically starches, water and wine at the reception area. Pastries can be ordered each evening for a morning delivery to the lobby. Guests take a morning walk from the small duplexes to pick up… Continue reading An Empty Bowl in France

Amada Irma Perez, Connelles, France, La Residence Normandie, Latina writer, Normandy, Paris, Seine, Travel, Writing

Writers in Connelles, Normandy, France Day 1

Amada Cafe St. Lazare, ParisIt took a plane, bus, train, and taxi but we made it to Connelles, Upper Normandy, France 18 hours after departing LAX. Our first stop, Cafe St. Lazare, with mon ami Amada. the pit Paris, Fr. The bathrooms in old buildings require strong thighs and an overwhelming urgency to go.I decided to wait… Continue reading Writers in Connelles, Normandy, France Day 1

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Tips for an Incredible Writing Weekend

It is the evening of my departure for my month long adventure to France. Some anticipatory butterflies are fluttering through my stomach. My bags and travel apps are packed. (And yes, I do need to recharge the battery). The kids have heard the Riot Act in a couple of different versions. Everything seems like a go, but I'm… Continue reading Tips for an Incredible Writing Weekend