Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 31 2014 A Wonderful Day in Paris

A Wonderful Day in Paris May 31 2014 Today, we decided to just accept the timetable that seems to be working for us – leaving the house around 3 pm and doing the things that appeal to us, through the … Continue reading

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How We See Each Other 2: The Arab World from a French Perspective

HOW WE VIEW EACH OTHER CONTINUED — THE ARAB INSTITUTE EXHIBIT ON THE HAJ   One of the hallmarks of Paris is its dense, multi-hued, poly-linguistic human diversity.  This is true in any large city, of course.  Because France had … Continue reading

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Franglish — How French People and Americans See Each Other

FRANGLISH — HOW WE VIEW EACH OTHER MAY 29 2014   One of the MeetUp groups we’ve joined here meets several times a week at different places, for English and French speakers to practice speaking each others’ languages.  It’s a … Continue reading

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A Bus Mistake and an Unexpected Day

  An Unexpected Day May 26, 2014 So today was a rainy day, and museums were open – a no brainer. One of the museum exhibits we’d highlighted on our to-do list was the Paris 1900 exhibit at the “Petit … Continue reading

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The American Church in Paris

The American Church in Paris, Sunday  May 25 2014   Nancy and I decided to attend the 11 o’clock service this morning at the American Church in Paris.  It’s a large complex on a fancy street.  We were surprised to … Continue reading

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Feasts for the Nose — Street Markets in Paris

Feast for the Nose and Eyes  — Street Markets in Paris, May 23 2014 Bakery Rue Mouffetard May 2014 Street markets abound!  Suddenly, tents mushroom where there were none before.  And then,  for a morning or a day, a feast … Continue reading

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The Lady and the Unicorn, Musee de Cluny, May 24 2014

The Lady and the Unicorn Musee de Cluny May 24 2014 (Photo from Wikipedia) I remember when I was in Paris the first time, in 1961, going to the Museum of Cluny, and falling in love with the beautiful tapestries … Continue reading

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