Monthly Archives: May 2009

Victor's sonnet

We’re getting back into our Menlo Park routine after a month in France spent photographing the village of Ameugny and its environs and investigating the communauté at Taizé. Scott, Lily and I have completed two more laps of our morning … Continue reading

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The month of living tweetlessly

We found ourselves lingering at the breakfast table this morning, nursing a cup of Peet’s house blend. Scott and Lily had left, after our post-walk coffee, but I couldn’t get myself to move somehow over to my trusty Mac to … Continue reading

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Aurevoir, Ameugny

As I sat in silence in the church at Taizé this morning, I had a feeling I can only descibe as grief as I thought through this past month spent in Ameugny and Taizé. My rehab walks took me through … Continue reading

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The 'bible fanatic'

David has been calling me the ‘bible fanatic’ since I started an adult study class at Taizé – interesting choice of words, considering David is a priest, and normally approves of such behavior. The Taizé Freres, in any case, are … Continue reading

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The Ameugny suite

We’ve put together a number of snaps taken this month in and around Ameugny into a collection I’m dubbing the Ameugny suite (currently on Picasaweb). Work remains to be done but I think some of these photos will be headed … Continue reading

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My life in France

David and I started out a little after 7 this morning on the 3-mile loop that takes us to Taizé. As we came upon this very old house that faces ours across the graveyard of the 12th-century Notre Dame church, … Continue reading

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Guys day out

Friend, housemate David Perry and I are both sans femmes this weekend, so we did what most red-blooded American guys in France would do: we went to church, then the supermarket followed by a lunch of vegetarian gallettes and salad … Continue reading

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