Category Archives: Change over time

A Community of Diners

A Community of Diners   After spending most of three days housebound because of my infected toe and the doctor’s warnings and instructions on how to care for it (crutches, no shoe, no pressure on the ground…) I was really … Continue reading

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Histories and Mysteries – Place St. Sulpice

Exploring New Neighborhoods – St Sulpice   Like most large cities, Paris is subdivided into functioning neighborhoods—communities containing all the resources supporting daily life.  It will take us years, if ever, to become acquainted with all of Paris’ neighborhoods.  Each … Continue reading

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Other Parises

October 2, 2017:   Other parises We have focused a large part of our rich and always fascinating explorations of Paris on a few of the low-numbered arondissements that represent ancient settlement in Gaul and whose layout and buildings testify to … 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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