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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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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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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 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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Snow Day!!

Snow Day January 28, 2015 I remember waking in the morning, to the white of snow Outside the window — Mr. Frost’s designs inscribed inside the panes of glass. What a sense of wonder – the world has changed, Put … Continue reading

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