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Americans and English-Speakers in Aurillac, Cantal

July 28, 2008

I’ve heard a fair bit of English while out exploring and while I expect that most of it is being spoken by tourists, I’m also aware that there is a growing community of anglophones in the Cantal.  I’m always happy to meet new ex-pats, so if you’re passing through the Cantal, Aurillac or even the […]

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Wheat Festival – Fête du Blé – Maurs

July 27, 2008
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This Is The Moment – Barack Obama Speaks In Berlin

July 25, 2008

A World That Stands as One Berlin, Germany – July 24th, 2008  

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Hôtel d’Assézat and Place Olivier – Toulouse

July 24, 2008
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Les Européennes du goût – Aurillac Food Festival

June 28, 2008

Ok, I didn’t take any pictures of the food.  Aurillac is beautiful, though, and I hadn’t taken many photos of it for the blog yet.

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Montmurat Photos

May 30, 2008
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PayPay Fraud? – Debit Card Account Verification Information

April 14, 2008

BE WARNED BEFORE USING PAYPAY.COM !!! Within 24 hours of “verifying” a new PayPay account with my bank debit card, I had the following attempted purchases: SCI*SEPHORA.COM -$1.00 WAL-MART -$40.00 BUYPAYMENTS.COM 866840 -$1.00 SCI*SEPHORA.COM -$1.00 WAL-MART -$1,035.40 I am an international traveler, never let my card out of my sight and am very protective of […]

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Al Gore – New Global Warming Slideshow at TED

April 14, 2008

From TED Talks: In Al Gore’s brand-new slideshow (premiering exclusively on TED.com), he presents evidence that the pace of climate change may be even worse than scientists were recently predicting, and challenges us to act with a sense of “generational mission” — the kind of feeling that brought forth the civil rights movement — to […]

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Chimp CHM PDF Exporting on a Mac

February 21, 2008

I read a lot of ebooks, especially tech stuff, and, happily, most people are savvy enough to publish their ebooks in PDF format. Occasionally, however, someone finds some obscure reason or obsession to publish in CHM, Microsoft’s Compiled HTML Help file format. This was made back in the day for Windows 98, but continues to […]

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will.i.am’s “Yes, We Can” Obama speech video – facebook application

February 5, 2008

Yes..We..Can… Barack Obama inspires me and gives me hope for positive change and leadership. will.i.am’s video tribute captures this hope. I’ve made a Barack Obama “Yes, We Can” facebook application that showcases the video and some helpful links. Click on through and add it to your facebook profile and then share it with all of […]

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Montpellier Stade Yves du Manoir

September 28, 2007
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September 19, 2007
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Harry Potter and The Dark Lord Waldemart

July 10, 2007

On June 21st, the final Harry Potter book, Deathly Hallows, will go on sale and millions of copies will go flying off of store shelves. Unfortunately, the smaller local and regional bookstores will not be seeing much of this initial rush. Why? Wal-Mart will be selling the books at a loss at 50% off the […]

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Grégory Lemarchal 1983-2007

May 3, 2007

This past Monday, the world lost la voix d’un ange, the voice of an angel. At two weeks shy of his 24th birthday, Grégory lost his lifelong battle with Cystic Fibrosis while awaiting an organ transplant. He was a kind, gentle and generous soul and we were blessed to share in even just a few […]

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Fetchez la vache ! Quoi? Get the cow!

March 20, 2007

Stressed? Tense? Need a little unwind-time? Maybe you just need to throw some cows at something….. (the preceding message has been brought to you by Monty Python’s The Holy Grail, Spamalot and The Knights Who Until Recently Said Ni)

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WordPress, DreamHost, UTF-8 encoding and international characters

March 10, 2007

If you work on any WordPress blogs/sites that are written in any language that has accented characters and happen to be on DreamHost, you have probably noticed character encoding problems. For instance, the new auto-save feature in WordPress or the Ajax categories add field in the category list, can display improperly encoded characters. If you […]

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