La Ville

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the last drag

November 4th, 2018|

I'm in my last weeks of living in Paris.  I am trying to take it all in. I use a cigarette analogy to title this post, appropriate for Paris, but fortunately I remain a non-smoker. [...]

la rentrée

August 22nd, 2018|

Paris has been on vacation and offers no apologies for it.  Starting in July, but more commonly in August, the city's permanent residents empty out.  Shops and restaurants close for consecutive weeks at a time. [...]

champions du monde

July 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

Paris...France for that matter, is in heaven.  Riding a high that may last four years, but perhaps another twenty; which may be the cadence for Les Blues World Championship wins.  Walking the streets, the generally [...]

YSL

June 24th, 2018|

I've been back in Paris for a few days now and I have a little time between visitors.  I decided to treat myself to a morning with Yves Saint Laurent. I took the least expensive [...]

Giverny

May 6th, 2018|Tags: , , |

On an unusually warm April Friday, I jumped on a train to head northwest of Paris to Giverny, Claude Monet's home and storied gardens.  Over the years, it is a spot I have often thought [...]

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