Taxes done. (Yes, US expats - you still are supposed to file taxes. See www.IRS.gov)1040EZ and 2555ez should start you off.
We´re putting together an inspiration file for the ruin. Mostly just looking at the pictures. Thought I´d share my finds.
http://acountryfarmhouse.blogspot.com/ (Cute Baby warning)
And it´s antidote
http://real-france.blogspot.com/ (Brilliant - read everything)
Have a swell weekend!