Monthly Archives: July 2012

Part 4: The Arrival, July 1983

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It was a rather warm weekend. On the last working day before the 4th of July weekend, we had closed on the purchase of the farm, made our payment after raiding our savings that we had kept in Europe. We … Continue reading

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Part 3: Decision Time

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The call from Virginia came in at the very exact appointed time at the office where I was working. Would you believe we had been in our new house for about a year and a half and did not have … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Search for a Farm

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Fundamental decision: where in the world are we going to look to acquire a farm. Peggy smiled gently and showed me a world map with four areas that she considered to have a climate that would suit her likes. New … Continue reading

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Part 1: How it all began

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The year was 1980. Peggy and I were vacationing in Guadeloupe in June. It was a fun trip, we had a small French rented car and went on a discovery trip of the main island and also took the put-put … Continue reading

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