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October 2, 2016, Our Daily Bread

October 2, 2016 – Sunday It’s Sunday, the “Lord’s Day.”  Sunday in Paris has a special, relaxed rhythm, as I’ve mentioned before.  When one has interacted with someone, instead of ending with generic greetings, such as “Bonne journee!,” “Bonne Fin … Continue reading

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October 1 2o16, Building a Relationship with Paris

As Nancy and  have been riding the bus to this trip’s destinations, we have recognized cafes, streets, churches where we have enjoyed moments of previous stays in Paris. We’re building a relationship with Paris, little by little — bus ride … Continue reading

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Trip to Montmartre – an Adventure on Parisian Buses

Unbelievably, in the whole 50 some years since I first visited Paris, I had never been to Montmartre. It felt like time to fill that gap! The tourist photos of Montmartre always make the area seem beautifully quaint – a … Continue reading

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September 27 2016 A Grand Concert at Notre Dame

Some of our most enjoyable moments in Paris (as in London) have been concerts of sacred music in historic churches where those pieces were meant to be performed. Over time, we’ve enjoyed concerts in Paris at Notre Dame, St. Louis … Continue reading

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September 21, 2016. Rhythm and Blues

September 21 2016. Rhythm and Blues Time is life.  Time is one of the essential variables in travel.  This time in Paris, as previously, our first days are consumed with shifting biological rhythms.  Unfortunately, jet lag becomes more challenging as … Continue reading

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First Day Back in Paris – Satisfaction!

We had a simple mission for this first foray back into paris! Continue reading

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Spring Symphony

Symphony in pink and green How do the trees find out each year The one right day to send forth leaves In unison, A symphony of greens With pizzicato notes of pink and princely purples? Yesterday, the branches stood against … Continue reading

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