Il faut savoir s'adapter... You have to be flexible. We ended up changing our plans yesterday morning because of the weather. No, we didn't have a hurricane, but we had predictions of rainy and even stormy weather all day.
It didn't make sense to drive three hours round-trip over to Bourges for lunch. The whole idea was to be able to walk around the old town in the afternoon before driving back to Saint-Aignan. We couldn't see ourselves doing that in the rain. Early in the day it was already raining — it's raining this morning too — and weather reports said it was only going to get worse over the course of the day.
My main course at the Agnès Sorel restaurant yesterday was a chicken breast in a mustardy tarragon sauce. Delicious.
At 7:30 a.m. I made an executive decision. We would go to Genillé and have lunch at the Agnès Sorel instead of driving all the way to Bourges and taking a chance on a restaurant where we've never had a meal before. Peter had expressed a desire to try the Agnès Sorel, which is only a 30-minute drive from our house, and we know the food is very good and pretty affordable.
Jill, Peter, and Walt all had fish for lunch — a filet de daurade on a bed of diced eggplant and zucchini.
So we had a delicious lunch and then we went shopping. We bought several things but mainly we spent a lot of time just looking around and we got food for lunch today and tomorrow, which we plan to make here at home. Of course, plans can change. Peter and Jill are here today and tomorrow, and then they leave early Monday for England. We're playing it by ear.
As to hurricanes, all's well that ends well. See my comment on yesterday's blog post.