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Aug 29, 2013 - Country Living

Country Living I begin my European journey in the heart of the French countryside, about two hours south of Paris in the Loire Valley. It is an area of gentle rises and falls, seemingly flat but not quite, and everything is grown here. Cassis, raspberries, apples, pears, corn, potatoes, lentil beans and more. I am living on a small island of green surrounded by recently harvested fields, brown now and waiting for their winter rest. The nearest village is about a mile away, a town of perhaps 70 residents, Le Plessis l’Echelle. It is the...

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