This isn’t a typical love story. It isn’t a sweet romance with two people gazing into each other’s eyes.
The happy ending has yet to happen. A fascination? Yes. My first love. Oui!
This is a journey that began with a 4th grade assignment. We were assigned to do a report – in penmanship – on a country chosen by our teacher. My assignment was France.
The next week would consist of walking to the library after school each day. I would have to research encyclopedias, take notes and find some books to check-out from the library.
On Saturday, everything changed – my world expanded with the help of a stranger. A door-to-door Encyclopedia Salesman entered our home. He talked with my parents for hours in the kitchen. I sat entranced, as his sales pitch moved smoothly across the table.
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