Travel Blogs from La Glacerie
... my friends at home. I'm very happy to have each of them in my life. I have no idea what I'd do without them. What they did for my birthday was a very big deal to me. It meant so much.
We're in full swing for the holiday season here, but all the girls can focus on are presents and what they want. They're so materialistic that if they were mine, I'd think a Christmas without presents would do them some good. However, that's not in my power. So what I've decided to do is to try ...
... sometimes make it hard for me to be demanding of them, hold them to standards, and expect them to follow the rules. It also simultaneously makes it really hard and really easy for me to get frustrated with them.
So while I find myself constantly frustrated with their lack of Ralph Waldo Emerson dose of self-reliance and their complete take-for-granted attitude, I am reminded of two things. One: I can change the way they behave. I can be a ...
... squabbles between the girls.
Restez sur le trottoir. – Stay on the sidewalk.
Restez avec moi ! – Stay with me. The girls sometimes like to wander out in public.
Donne à ta soeur. – Give that back to your sister.
Montrez-moi – Show me.
T'as faim? – Are you hungry ?
Qu'est-ce tu veux ? – What ...
... of the way of the harbor in the middle of town, but it's worth the walk. And it's simply breath-taking. There's small boats, big boats, so much activity and adventure and yet looming over it all is a sense of calm as the sea gently beats against the embankments, and the ocean stretches out for miles before you.
So, I'll leave you with the pictures I took. :)
... I can eat at where I have the option to forgo the meat.
Saturday afternoon I also tried to be 'un vraiment normand' and brave the rain. So, biked in a downpour to the Titanic museum I took the girls to two weeks ago. I spent a good three hours going through here by myself. It was completely lovely. The way the exhibit was put together was so smart, brilliant in fact. I've been realizing in the past year, that I have a real appreciation for museums and the art of ...