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Channeling Rip Van Winkle – in Paris

Arriving in Paris from the US has a Rip Van Winkle feeling to it… Continue reading

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Appreciating Lots of Things Including Feet!

Appreciating Feet!  Monday October 9 2017 This trip has been a lesson in how important it is to have working feet!  Being in a large city like Paris brings this necessity into high relief.  Doing anything or going anywhere for … Continue reading

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Exploring Fast Food in Paris

Fast Food in Paris Really?  Isn’t Paris the anti-fast-food location par excellence? It turns out that Paris is not immune to the influence of ever increasing numbers of tourists, or the onslaught of fads imported from elsewhere.  The post office … 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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