Monthly Archives: September 2017

La Sorbonne

30 septembre 2017 La Sorbonne In 2013, the first year Nancy and I came to Paris, one of the first places we tried to visit was the Sorbonne, the historic literature, theology, and arts campus of the Universite de Paris. … Continue reading

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In Search of Pretty Stamps

September 27 2017, Bureaucracy  and Daily Challenges We were seeking pretty stamps.  It seemed a simple  quest. Always before, we had gone into the corner post office, and said we wanted to bring back some pretty stamps for friends in … Continue reading

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St. Eustache — Old Church, New Music

September 28, 2017 .  St- Eustache – Old Church, Cutting Edge Music, New Awareness.   One of the pleasures of coming to Paris in the autumn is to be able to catch a couple of events in the Paris Autumn … Continue reading

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Paris — City of Light

Paris, Ville Lumiere,  Tuesday September 26, 2017 I have always wondered how Paris got this nickname.  (Apparently one explanation has to do with Paris being the first European city to light its streets, with tens of thousands of gas lamps, … Continue reading

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Shopping Excursion in Paris

2017 blog 2, Monday Sept. 25 Shopping in Paris Travel and jet lag can try one’s mettle! Both of us were exhausted, probably from before we came to Paris. Result: the first little challenge wiped us out. After basically sleeping … Continue reading

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Jet Lag and Cezanne at the Musee d’Orsay

BLOG 1 2017 PARIS:  Jet Lag 9/23/2017 I tell myself this jumbling of awareness called “jet lag”  is resetting my brain, but perhaps it feels more like clouding it. Nancy says everything feels harder this time.  I’m thinking back to … Continue reading

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