Author Archives: Halley (Griffin) Knigge

About Halley (Griffin) Knigge

I make blog.

Back-to-school!

  IMPORTANT NOTE:¬†We begin school each year with a closed kitchen. This means no student may bring a lunch with anything that needs to be cooked on the stove, toasted, or microwaved until the kitchen has been officially opened for … Continue reading

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Last night

Can’t believe we’re on our last night already!! We’ll be seeing you all in just a few short hours. Reminder: we’ll be coming in on Lufthansa flight 490 from Frankfurt, arriving in Seattle at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday. Yesterday: Mont St … Continue reading

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Terrible Internet connection in Saint Malo. Everyone still alive and happy – photos to come when we can get them up. Happy birthday Wyatt!! Reminder to ask your student about Wyatt’s Flaming French firecracker birthday cake. :)

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6 a.m. wake up call

The look in their eyes is saying, “If we wanted you guys to wake us up before it’s light out, we could have done that back in Tacoma!”

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Les chateaux de la Loire

Today we had a bit of a sleep-in. Why, you ask? Well aside from the fact that we’ve been going, going, going, it was daylight saving time in France! We left the hotel at 10 a.m. today, roughly two hours … Continue reading

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Onto the Loire …

After our morning at Versailles yesterday, we continued on to Chartres Cathedral. From there, we made our way to Tours, arriving just in time for a French cooking lesson. Adults jumped in at first, but after chopping a few chives … Continue reading

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Greetings from Versailles!

As you can see, we’ve been bathing ourselves in opulence today.

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