Bonjour Mama

We are excited to announce that Blue Orange Games--the award-winning, eco-friendly makers of Spot It! Basic French,  Tell Tale, Super Genius Addition/Multiplication and many more fun, family-friendly games) are coming to Bonjour Mama on Sunday, September 27th from 3pm to 4pm to demonstrate--in FRENCH--several of their games, including Spot It! Basic French. Event is appropriate for families with children ages 6-10.

Space is limited so please RSVP to bonjourmamadc@gmail.com as soon as possible if you would like to attend this FREE, fun event. In addition, all Blue Orange products in stock at Bonjour Mama will be 10% off this Sunday only!

Pourquoi en français, you ask?

Because Blue Orange was founded by two Frenchmen, and our sales rep, Max, is a native speaker!

FYI, the company's name is taken from a poem by Paul Eluard called "La Terre Est Bleue (comme une orange)"

(translation follows)
La terre est bleue comme une orange
Jamais une erreur les mots ne mentent pas
Ils ne vous donnent plus à chanter
Au tour des baisers de s’entendre
Les fous et les amours
Elle sa bouche d’alliance
Tous les secrets tous les sourires
Et quels vêtements d’indulgence
À la croire toute nue.
Les guêpes fleurissent vert
L’aube se passe autour du cou
Un collier de fenêtres
Des ailes couvrent les feuilles
Tu as toutes les joies solaires
Tout le soleil sur la terre
Sur les chemins de ta beauté.
Paul Eluard, L’amour la poésie, 1929

 

The earth is blue like an orange
Never a mistake words do not lie
They no longer give you cause to sing
It’s kisses turn to get along (hear each other)
Madmen and lovers
She her wedding-ring mouth
All the secrets all the smiles
And what garments of indulgence
To believe her quite naked.
The wasps are flowering green
The dawn is worn around the neck
A necklace of windows
Wings cover the leaves
You have all the solar joys
All the sunlight upon the earth
On the roads of your beauty.

 

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