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  • Why do the French always look so good? (Part two)
    Why do the French always look so good? (Part two)
    As promised, the next edition of “Why do the French always look so good” is finally here! It’s long overdue, but hopefully I’ll make up for that with some useful insight into French culture and practices. Again, I’m...
  • Rory Curtis woke from a coma believing he was the actor, Matthew McConaughey
    Rory Curtis wakes up from coma as 'Matthew McConaughey': Next came mirror shock
    If you wake up from a coma with a totally new identity, Matthew McConaughey isn’t the worst image you can conjure up for yourself. When Rory Curtis came out of his six-day coma he not only believed his name was that of the famous actor...
  • A fast holiday treat--Chocolate Eclair Cake
    A fast holiday treat--Chocolate Eclair Cake
    How much do you like chocolate eclairs? This spectacular French treat is one that many people prefer to buy than make themselves! These pastries made of puff-pastry, filled with vanilla custard and iced with a chocolate glaze is a dessert that'...
  • Vintage French Motorcycle Burlap Accent Pillow
    Review: Vintage French Motorcycle Burlap Accent Pillow by PolkadotApplePillows
    I've always liked motorcycles, but I started to really love them within the past year, so I was thrilled when I had the chance to review theVintage French Motorcycle Burlap Accent Pillow by PolkadotApplePillows. The look of it is so versatile...
  • Cauliflower florets fried
    Thanksgiving French Cauliflower
    A delicious side dish on Thanksgiving is French cauliflower. It is simple to prepare and guests will love the savory flavor of this one of a kind side. Thanksgiving day is about enjoying time together, gratitude and delicious food. French...
  • Essential Canadian phrases in English and French
    Essential Canadian phrases in English and French
    As a public service, we now present for new comers to English Canada a few words and phrases that will help you fit right in, even with a rudimentary understanding of spoken Canadian English.The essential words and phrases you must learn include...
  • Jenny Bapst
    Jenny Bapst: From the Runway to the Spotlight
    Upon first glance, you can easily draw a firm sense of determination from Jenny Bapst. Behind her bold brown eyes, loose dark curls and pointed facial features which happen to exude a distinct mix between Grammy- Award winning artist Alicia Keys...
  • The Blue Room
    'The Blue Room' Movie Review
    Infidelity never has a happy ending at the movies. Who can forget the poor bunny’s demise in ‘Fatal Attraction?’ It’s no surprise that the forbidden tryst in ‘The Blue Room’ leads to disastrous results too....
  • Slice of Provence
    French Pizza? Slice of Provence says, Oui Oui!
    Boca’s charming new “Artisanal French Pizza Bar” redefines Pizza.Could this be the best Pizza in town???If there’s one thing we have plenty of around here, it’s Pizza. You’re never more than a block or two away...
  • Nobel Prize for Modiana
    A writer you may never heard of wins the Nobel Prize for Literature
    An obscure French writer, nearly unknown in the United States, has become the 111th person to with the Nobel Prize in Literature.The 2014 choice for writing's most prestigious honor is Patrick Modiano. His selection has more than a few in the...
  • Beef Bourguignon
    Historic Preservation Society presents Period Suppers
    Are you hungry for history as well as food? How about a fabulous French or traditional Pennsylvania-style supper? Then join the Historic Preservation Society of Gettysburg—Adams County for Period Suppers in vintage homes.The Historic...
  • Bistro Poplar - Cambridge maryland
    Enjoy fine dining at Bistro Poplar: Tales of Dorchester County
    As a guest of Dorchester County this summer I spent two days with my agenda packed with the county’s offerings; dining, aquaculture, shopping, music, an evening’s stay at a bed and breakfast, vineyard tour, and the Blackwater National...
  • French toast flipped upside-down
    French toast flipped upside down
    Now that the weekend's almost here, you may be planning what to make for breakfast on Saturday or Sunday. Weekend breakfasts are always a treat since we have more time to relax and enjoy them. Many times, we serve pancakes or waffles for these...
  • Man jailed for texting ex
    Man jailed for texting ex: Creepy text abusing man jailed, sent 22K texts to ex
    A man jailed for his creepy, stalking text messages to an ex girlfriend will have a few months behind bars to contemplate his pestering ways. Perhaps someone should tell this niggling French man that he gets one outgoing call – and he better...
  • Tensions remain high in the Gaza Strip
    As rockets rain down on Israel Obama suggests restraint
    In the midst of Israeli civilians being relentlessly bombed by the internationally recognized terrorist organization, Hamas, President Barack Obama is urging Israel to respond with "reasonableness and restraint," while the United Nations...