Wednesday, January 2, 2013

What Has He Done?!

"Our well-meaning friend could never have foreseen the ramifications of the Christmas package that included the 'Downton Abbey' DVDs."


Given that it is the first major wooden house-like structure built in the village, Tom's studio project is attracting a lot of attention from his bewildered, skeptical, and well-meaning French neighbors.

Here is a guide to the body language seen on the worksite: 

This posture means: "Mon Dieu, this will never work."

It doesn't matter that they don't agree. The thickness of my whatever is nowhere near either of theirs.

This is obvious.

This posture means: "Oh, good, here comes Jean-Pierre."

It never hurts to know which way is up.

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