Our Family’s (2nd) Year in the South of France
Kids and Castles - Our year with kids in the South of France

Once in a Lifetime… Twice

In 2010, when we thought about living in France for a year, we had tons of questions:

  • Could we get a visa?
  • How would we find a place to live?
  • Would my book club survive without me?
  • What would happen to our business?
  • What would we do about healthcare? School? Banking? Cars?
  • Would we make friends?
  • What would we do with our house and stuff in California?
  • Would we enjoy the experience – especially the one of us that didn’t speak French?
  • Would the kids’ English suffer?
  • Should we ship stuff or just take plane luggage?
  • ?????????????

But here’s the thing:  Once you do it once, you know that it can be done. So this time, we had only one question:


We couldn’t come up with a reason, so we’re doing it again. Another year in the south of France, this time a farmhouse in the Languedoc. JM will have plenty of castles to explore, including the fantastically amazing Carcassonne.


We’ll arrive early in September. Come visit!



3 Responses to “Once in a Lifetime… Twice”

  1. Bob M says:

    That’s wonderful news, to have the trip of a lifetime twice … or the trip of two lifetimes once … or two lifetimes in one trip or … something.

    My best French friend comes from the Languedoc, so I have heard a bit about that region.

    Bonne chance!

  2. Bob M says:

    p.s. To reflect the truth, you may have to update your family sketch in your header to show 4 happy faces.

  3. vered says:

    You’re amazing!