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A Letter from Danielle for September ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for September ’22
Hi Everyone, I hope you’ve had a great summer, did some fun things, took time off from work, and got to do what you enjoy. I had a week’s vacation with my children in July, and even a week was great, to get away from daily routine. And the day after I got back, I […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for August ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for August ’22
Hi Everyone, I hope that you are doing well and that life is rolling smoothly for you, and you’ve managed to take some time off this summer to relax and enjoy yourself. Everything seems more precious now after battling Covid for two years—and the isolation and confinements, and constant concern with health measures. It’s not […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for July ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for July ’22
Hi Everyone, Summer is here at last!!! The July Fourth holiday kicked it off with a big start, with picnics, barbecues, parades, hot dogs, hamburgers, fried chicken, apple pie, and all the foods we associate with the Fourth. And fireworks shows!!! Hopefully, you’re planning a summer vacation, some rest from work, and some relaxing time somewhere that […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for June ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for June ’22
Hi Everyone, I hope you’ve had a good week. Summer has arrived and I love it, although things have been a little hectic lately, with big projects and writing, family plans, and a massive purge/spring cleaning I did in my closets!!! It was an ambitious project, fun to weed things out that I don’t wear […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for May ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for May ’22
Hi Everyone, I love the month of May!!! The weather is usually lovely by then, and it feels like spring. May 1, May Day, is Labor Day in France, and everyone gives others sprigs of lily of the valley for good luck: I love its delicate scent. And there are stands which sell it on […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for April ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for April ’22
Hi Everyone. Well, officially spring is slowly getting here, although dragging its feet a little. But we have some key reminders of spring. (Now for some warm weather!!) Easter is always a good reminder of spring. And I’ve said before, my favorite thing about Easter, religiously, applies to everyone of all and no religions: Resurrection. […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for March ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for March ’22
Hi Everyone, I don’t know about you, but I am SOOOO READY for spring. It’s been a grisly grim gray winter without much sun and I am so tired of the dreary weather, and spring is not almost here. We still have a way to go, and I’ve been in snowstorms in New York in […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for February ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for February ’22
Hi Everyone, After the quiet month of January, recovering from the holidays, things start to get lively again in February. Some schools have a ski break vacation, and it’s great if you can get to the snow and enjoy it, instead of just shoveling it in your driveway to get to work, or not-so-enjoyable slush […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for January ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for January ’22
Hi everyone, We’ve started a new year, hopefully a healthier and easier one than the past two years. We start with a clean slate, full of hope for the future. January is often a quiet month of hibernation, the holiday festivities are over, the weather tends to be bad in most places, and it’s a […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for December ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for December ’21
Hi Everyone, I LOVE December. And I love the holidays. Blessed with a big family, Christmas has always been a BIG deal at our home—baking brownies, wrapping gifts, seeing friends, my children coming home, and all of us flying in to be together. All of our traditions mean a lot to us, decorating the trees […] Read more