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Bill Kover's Blog – September 2007 Archive (4)

Episode (3) Quebec....The other France!

Episode (3) Reconnecting with family

Sunday, September 9, 2007.

Eleanor's cousin Maurice Vaskelis, and his wife Diane, drove up from Montreal for lunch. Just before they arrived I studied Richard's latest still life with some classical music playing in the background.

Maurice discussed his genealogical trip to Lithuania. His attempts to find information on their ancestors were unsuccessful. But he had some possible new leads from the locals. A…

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Added by Bill Kover on September 26, 2007 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Episode (2) Quebec....The other France!

Episode (2) Settling in

After unpacking, we took a nap. Danielle made her way down the the lakeside dock and snoozed in the bright sun. Refreshed, Eleanor chose the deck to do some reading. Richard showed up with a drink for Danielle, and then joined Eleanor for some relaxing conversation.

Meanwhile, as the sun settled low on the horizon, I scooted around for any potential…

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Added by Bill Kover on September 26, 2007 at 7:28am — 1 Comment

Episode (1) Quebec...The other France!

Episode (1) Through the eyes of an artist

Almost on an annual basis in September, Eleanor and I motor on up to Montreal, or for the past 10 years, the area in Quebec called Mont Tremblant. The purpose is to visit with Eleanor's cousin Richard Vaskelis and his girlfriend, Danielle Ste-Marie. In Mont Tremblant, we have the added benefit of a wilderness countyside to explore as well as some nice little towns, like nearby St. Jovite. Tremblant Village is an expensive shopping and…

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Added by Bill Kover on September 23, 2007 at 1:50pm — 1 Comment

Interaction with a waitress at a French restaurant.

The following videos show interaction in a French Restaurant located at St. Jovite, Quebec, Canada. The waitress spoke limited English. We tried to speak French when possible.

1) The Menu

The menu was in French and English.

2) Ordering in French/English with help from Eleanor's French speaking cousin, Richard.…

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Added by Bill Kover on September 19, 2007 at 4:15pm — 2 Comments

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