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April in Paris: Museum of Montmartre and Renoir’s Gardens

April in Paris: Museum of Montmartre and Renoir’s Gardens

The Museum of Montmartre and Renoir’s Gardens throb with a creative, imaginative and harmonious aesthetic that evokes the era of impressionist art in Paris.

Haiku: A Room of Her Own

Haiku: A Room of Her Own

This artist’s studio, a room preserved as it was at one time at the Museum of Montmartre in Paris, inspires me. I knew when I first saw it that I wanted a room like this. a room of her own (where the self can be […]

Haiku: Random Street in the City of Lights at Dusk

Haiku: Random Street in the City of Lights at Dusk

Walking down this street in Paris, the sky called out to be photographed. I realized later that the essence of the City of Lights had imprinted.

Wedding Photos in the City of Love

Wedding Photos in the City of Love

On a very cold walkabout in Paris, I saw newlyweds being photographed along the banks of the Seine.

Hospitality at Café Louise in Paris

Hospitality at Café Louise in Paris

Café Louise provides a warm-me-up on a super-cold Paris first Sunday after a power walk from the Arch de Triomphe to St. Germain.

Paris is a Beloved City

Paris is a Beloved City

More hateful violence by bad actors in Paris this week, and therefore, all the more reason to reinforce the goodness and light of that beautiful city. Reblogging this post in solidarity with Parisians and folks all over the world who reject prejudice, hatred, violence and […]

Comfort Food Alert: The “Best Gratin in Paris” (or maybe anywhere)

Comfort Food Alert: The “Best Gratin in Paris” (or maybe anywhere)

You know those dishes your grandmother made waaaaaay back when you were a child and no one has ever been able to reproduce, no matter how hard and how often they tried? That’s the taste in this gratin at the Bistro Des Augustins in Paris; it’s grandmotherly good, an instant and permanent deep-seated taste memory.

Haiku: Open Window

Haiku: Open Window

an open window, the soul outlasts the body: eternal spirit This single open window at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris inspired my haiku.  It is a very peaceful and comforting place.  Dad is not gone, just in a different form. Travel is so illuminating […]

April in Paris: Happy Wednesday Photo

April in Paris: Happy Wednesday Photo

I had some spare time over an April weekend in Paris and visited the Jacquemart-Andre Museum. Sheer loveliness. I haven’t had time to collect my thoughts and photos yet, but here’s a look at the floral arrangement in the drawing room.  Happy Wednesday! Stay tuned […]

Paris is a Beloved City

Paris is a Beloved City

Paris is a beloved city of the world, and cannot ever be ruined by individuals or groups doing evil deeds. My tiny contribution to the healing process and return to normalcy is to reinforce the positives.

Postcards from Montmartre

Postcards from Montmartre

Beautiful images from Montmartre in Paris.

Photo: Looking Up in Montmartre

Photo: Looking Up in Montmartre

In Montmartre, I looked up and saw a fence, some flowers and a tower. I love Paris.

April in Paris: Rue des Martyrs

April in Paris: Rue des Martyrs

Rue des Martyrs in Paris has a neighborhood feel and marvelous array of food and flower shops. It might just be the perfect street.

The Thankful Foreigner: An Award-Winning Essay from a Millennial

The Thankful Foreigner: An Award-Winning Essay from a Millennial

A young American writes an award-winning essay after being thanked by a Frenchman from Normandy for D-Day. The essay is relevant today.


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