La Rentrée

Vive la Rentrée! When I used to spend a lot of time in France, the first week in September was known as la rentrée because it felt like the whole country returned form its month-long vacation and life picked up at a fever pitch. France doesn’t shut down as fully as it used to, although Berthillon—arguably the best ice cream parlor in the world—still shuts for August (it also used to close for July). Still, “the return” is remains a big deal. It is for me, too. In case you hadn’t noticed, I took a Bertillon style summer off from writing blog posts. Part of it came from spending even more time with the grandkids who [...]

La Rentrée2021-09-07T19:28:47+00:00
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