Ce petit cadeau

 

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Francois’ card with his gift from the Flea Market in Paris.

François gave us these sterling silver escargot forks as a wedding present.

He brought them back from the Paris Flea Market.  His friendship and his gift meant so much to us.

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Accompanying the gift were these words.

C’que j’ai appris, ça tient en trois, quatre mots : 

Le jour où quelqu’un vous aime, il fait très beau,                                                

j’peux pas mieux dire, il fait très beau !    * **        

                                             

I found those words to be so beautiful then.  

After my husband’s death, I realized how truly beautiful they are.

Fleur de lis                       ***

(Translation in my school girl French):

What I have learned.  It can be said in three, four words.

The day that some one loves you.  It is very beautiful.

I  can not say it any better.  It is beautiful.

 

 

 

17 thoughts on “Ce petit cadeau

  1. To have been loved and cherished is what wraps us in a cocoon when we lose the one who is the love of our lives. My dear husband absolutely adored escargot in garlic butter. A sweet story, Lori.

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