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Prayers for Paris.

The Italian travelogue will have to wait. Today my heart is so heavy for Paris I can think of nothing else. The Eiffel Tower went dark last night in the city of light, and all the civilized world grieves for … Continue reading

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Paris to Avignon: 440 miles and 9 centuries in under 3 hours.

After a week in Paris, and with the CE threatening to purchase a beret, it was time to go. One last lovely dinner at Le Grand Colbert (thanks to Marie-Christine for the recommendation!) which, we discovered, was featured in the film … Continue reading

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Alas, Our Last Friday in Paris

We awoke Friday morning with the realization of how many steak frites, Croque Monsieurs, eclairs, Ile Flottantes, espressos and macarons remained in Paris despite our best efforts over the past week. (We made absolutely no dent in city’s supply of … Continue reading

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Rodin and Claudel: the sculptor, his muse and the Musee

Travel-wise we’ve moved well beyond, but I can’t seem to leave Paris behind. You understand, I’m sure. After lunch on Thursday we ambled over to the Musee Rodin, which is just a stroll from the Invalides. I wasn’t quite sure … Continue reading

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His and Hers in Paris: Edith and Napoleon

The CE and I have always traveled well together. We are so lucky to share many of the same interests. However, when it comes to Napoleonic sabres, I take a snooze, and, surely, few of you will blame me, right? … Continue reading

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The Louvre and a special lunch.

Wednesday morning we walked over to the Louvre. A few favorite sightings: There was so much more, but enough about art – we were in Paris, for heaven’s sake, so let’s move on to food! I had arranged a lunch … Continue reading

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We’ll always have Paris…and les poulets!

So, so much more to share with you about our visit in the City of Light. But the calendar (and the wallet!) say that we have to move on down the road. VERY hard to say good-bye to Paris, Hotel … Continue reading

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Monday in Paris: two trip highlights

We’ve spent a lot of time wandering around and getting lost, so yesterday we cut our losses and headed for a nice big landmark: the Tour Eiffel. We had a lunch reservation at Le Jules Verne (a tough ticket unless … Continue reading

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Lying awake in Paris.

Bonjour Mssrs. and Mmes.! Or Bonsoir! Either way, I’m awake, since I’ve slept a total of 2.5 hours of the last twenty-four. And only a few hours in the previous forty-eight. Other people sleep at night. I nap and then … Continue reading

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Greetings from Paris! My last visit to France was October of 1986 – I was six months pregnant with Taylor and, thus, passed on the wine. Which is possibly why he (and Daniel – another nine wine-less months) are so darned … Continue reading

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