I awoke at 7:15 to the sound of birds singing outside my window. The grey skies overhead did not deter them as they ushered in what would turn out to be another rainy day. I was not deterred, either. I was visiting my favorite place on earth and a little rain was not going to stop me! Darcy was still asleep, so I brewed a pot of coffee as quietly as possible, and took a steaming mug into my room. She awoke about an hour later, apologizing for having slept in. I was glad that she had gotten a little extra sleep; she had been working very hard.
|An almond croissant from the bakery on the Place.|
When I returned home, I was able to text with Craig for a while. Later, I realized that I had forgotten to pick up some coffee filters while I was shopping. The weather had cleared quite a bit and the sky was lighter than before, so I left my umbrella on its hook and began the walk to Carrefour. I had only gone a few blocks when the sky darkened and the rain began again! I put up the hood of my jacket and continued on to complete my errand.
|Standing on the bridge, Pont George V, in Orleans Fr.|