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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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The Land Where Left is Right – Sometimes October 8, 2015

The Land Where Left is Right – Sometimes Navigating jetlag and learning to walk safely down the street in a new place have a lot in common – confusion — especially with traffic circulating on the left side. In both … Continue reading

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The Brave World of Globalization – First Impressions, London, 2015

The Brave World of Globalization – First Impressions, London, October 6, 2015 After one of those very long nights trying to sleep on a transatlantic flight in “cattle class” (augmented by two extra hours sitting in the plane on the … Continue reading

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Another Perspective on the Latin Quarter

Val de Grace and Port Royal. I'd heard of them, but as tourist attractions they're decidedly minor, so I have never actually spent time in this area. Nevertheless, it is our delightful home for a month. It's visually satisfying — … Continue reading

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le coup de foudre

That’s “Lightning Strike” in French.  It’s usually used to mean “I’m falling in love!”  “J’ai le coup de foudre!”  I’m in Paris for the first time in almost 40 years — a trip I’ve yearned to make again for all … Continue reading

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