Friday, November 20, 2009

Todd and Gina's Excellent Adventure: #3

Canadians Todd and Gina Babiak are spending a year in Provence with their young daughters Avia and Esme. Todd is writing about it for the Edmonton Journal and other papers. He's a terrific writer and we're following the family's adventures on Provence Post. In this weeks column, Avia (yes, she's named for a French gas station, sort of), starts school at age 3. Click
here to read it. But watch out--you might cry a little...
Photo: Classroom assistant Marie De Sousa, left, and École Maternelle teacher Amandina Doize (La maîtresse), right, with Avia at École Jules Ferry. Photo by Todd Babiak.

2 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, how sweet and funny and painful all at once.

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  2. Oh, this is really wonderful. What a story! And, Vaison-la-Romaine is probably our VERY favorite town in all of Provence. I know exactly where the school is, which makes this story that much more interesting. Can't wait for all the installments..

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