Fave Moments in Normandy

It feels like this summer is going super-fast. I can’t believe that August is just around the corner, which means slowly shifting gears to start thinking about school-related stuff. I really do not want to be in that mode yet. I know that come end of August and early September things will accelerate quite a bit, especially with Chiara entering fifth grade this year.

Instead of thinking of what’s ahead, I would rather just be in the moment. This is my first full week where the girls are at summer camp all day from 9 to 5. I like using the alone time getting things organized around the house and doing things that are not kid-centric. I also like using this time to hear myself without someone interrupting my thought process every few minutes or so. Trust me, I love my girls but sometimes I just need the space. Don’t we all?

The other thing that I have done this week is sift and edit photos that I have taken so far. I like looking at some of the ones I’ve taken here in Normandy as I think these photos capture simple everyday pleasures from our summer here. Here are some that I’d like to share with you.

There’s the farmer’s market that we like to go to for fresh produce and local goods..

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There’s the local Norman architecture around town that I will never get tired of…

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There’s the little housekeeping we need to do…

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There’s the regular crêpe bingeing…

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A trip to a local bookstore with lots of older paperbacks and French children’s classics..

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And lastly, there are the fruits and veggies that grow in our garden…

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  1. Love this entry – warm photographic essay on every day life while in France! Girls look adorable, last picture is great.

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