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Quote: Originally Posted by Smartalox Actually, in the original French, O Canada is quite moving. I'll grant you, the English lyrics are just a lot of standing around 'on guard for thee'; but in French, it's all about 'valour' and "epic tales of (the nation's) brilliant exploits". Truly the stuff that builds nations. Here are the French lyrics for reference: Gens du pays, c'est votre tour De vous laisser parler d'amour
Bucatini with pesto (homemade this summer, basil from the garden). I wish I could taste kæstur hákarl, though, 'tis the season.
I don't particularly like the sound of my voice, but I'm asked to do voice-overs on a relatively regular basis, so it must be pleasing to others. I'm not too fond of my slight French accent in English. I sound wonderful in French, though! I'm told my German is sexy. Pffff.
Tasted lentil soup while preparing it, otherwise, nothing.
Beyond her current style choices (the gown was terrible, the day dress and coat merely OK), she could benefit from a few posture tips. And she is far from elegant when she walks. This could be fixed so easily, my guess is that's her decision not to change.
Quote: Originally Posted by GQgeek No kidney's? I guess you are french... Actually, the reason why it wasn't steak and kidney pie is because I happen to have an American husband who's not too keen on offals, so I don't want to impose it on him. otherwise, I'd be making kidneys more often.
We're lucky in a sense: out of the 20 kids in my son's classroom (he's 6), I'd say only 5 parents organize kids' parties where all 20 children are invited. We're not one of those families. Generally, everyone seems to respect others when it comes to sibblings: unless specifically invited, they are not brought to the party. I agree that the mothers who imposed their other children on you lack savoir vivre. For my son's 6th birthday, my husband and I put together a sort...
Last night: steak and mushroom pie.
Quote: Originally Posted by Alter Fabienne...sounds great! And nice to see you back! Last night we made a cheese fondue with some steamed vegetables. We also had a nice roast beef from the Paul Bocuse shop so we sliced it up and threw it on top of some salad greens. I am trying too lose some weight so...no wine or bread! The Paul Bocuse shop?
And where do you place the "cash"? Roth IRA? Savings account? Short term CDs?
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