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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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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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Arriving in Paris, Oct 11, 2015

WELCOME TO PARIS OCT 11 2015 Paris is unlike everyplace else. We love its energy, its irrepressible pleasure in every sensory experience, its affinity for spontaneous expression of feelings. We came this time from London, via the Eurostar train, which … Continue reading

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An adventure in Search of a Gluten-Free Lunch June 1 2014

The Other Side of Paris   This morning, Nancy and I decided to embark on an adventure in search of gluten-free treats.  France is way behind the US in terms of commercial baking for people with food allergies. After a … Continue reading

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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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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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