Sister Cities Visit from the people of Sevres, France to Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA in 2009

Our relationship with individuals from Sevres, France began with their visit in 2009.  Jacques and Danielle were guests in our home for the week they were in Mount Prospect.  Jacques speaks English well so communication was good.  I speak a little French and understand more than I can speak.  We had many things in common, grown children close in age, a long term marriage and grandchildren.    We all enjoyed good wine and good food.  There was a great generosity of spirit and fun in our relationship.  Danielle and I also shared a love of cats.  We had a kitty and they have a great cat as well.

Official community dinner for Sevres visitors in 2009
Paula and Jacques at visit in Mount Prospect 2009
French visitors in 2009 playing bago
Paula, Jacques and Benedict on cruise on Lake Michigan in Chicago 2009

In 2009  both delegations enjoyed each others company and sharing of culture and life styles.

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