first, an explanation: the mobile Blogger app has still not been updated to work with the new iphone operating system (cute how I write that as if I know what it means), so I apologize to those who saw pictures get posted without text and then disappear. Posts about our Paris, Lyon, Mionnay and Nice/Cannes will go up in due course. I gather that the app I need, among thousands of others, awaits Apple approval of its update.
Meanwhile I'm sorting mail, wondering if everything that left with me came home with me, and hoping that the time lag pixies will be kind to me this time. Some of the mail is downright funny, in a what were they thinking kind of way, and some, when sorted, is almost pitiful in the increasing intensity of the sender's need for me to spend money. Hey, this is not the time, at least not until the luggage is put away, the clothes are sorted, the notes are written up, the calls returned... And oh, yes, there are packages to open and things to try on and other things to stash away until it's time to wrap and send gifts. All in good time. Um, time? Meanwhile, meanwhile, meanwhile - oh, right, I was going to make some more coffee.