Friends of the Richelieu. A river. A passion.

"Tout cedit pays est fort uny, remply de forests, vignes & noyers. Aucuns Chrestiens n'estoient encores parvenus jusques en cedit lieu, que nous, qui eusmes assez de peine à monter le riviere à la rame. " Samuel de Champlain

"All this region is very level and full of forests, vines and butternut trees. No Christian has ever visited this land and we had all the misery of the world trying to paddle the river upstream." Samuel de Champlain

Thursday, October 25, 2018


"Routines, my mother claimed, could help you get through almost anything. (...) Life, she taught me, ran more smoothly when you tamed it with these rituals and kept it in control." - Susanna Kearsley in Bellewether