Author Archives: Catherine

About Catherine

Far from perfect, but enjoying life as a non-perfect and flawed individual at 60 years young. I'm still wondering what I'll be when I grow up! The characters in my life's screenplay include my better half. He is a refined Frenchman who grew up in Paris and summered in St. Tropez. I grew up in Long Island and summered in Long Island. I am not refined. My three grown children are also a big part of my life. For their sake, they happily live where their careers have taken them! But I can still mother them from a distance! I write about the mundane. I write about deeply shallow issues. But whatever I write or muse about--it'll always be a bit on the humorous and positive side! It's all good!

Atypical60’s Best of Beauty for 2019!!!

We all come across new favorites with each passing year.  Let me tell you, last year was no exception.  There were quite a few items that I discovered and earned a place on my “Best of Beauty” for 2019. Most … Continue reading

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Visiting Paris Anytime Soon? Let’s Talk About It!

I don’t think of myself as an “expert” on Paris.  But,  I’ve been to the City of Lights many times in the past fifteen years that would place me on a level of being comfortable enough that I can find … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! And Many Thanks and Much Love!

I pretty-much follow Patsy’s ideology on New Year’s resolutions…but..I TRY to be a better person! It’s a New Year and a New Decade.  And while I work on my latest post on Paris Info and Tips,  I wanted to take … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Paris Part Three: On Saturday We Hang Out at Napoleon’s Place. On Sunday–We Don’t Rest!

*Note—this post was started before Christmas.  And then the kids arrived. Needless to say, I’m terribly sorry that I have not been answering comments.  I wasn’t being rude it was just that there was a lot going on.  Please accept … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Paris—Part Two! We Got a Car!

Bonaparte surprised me with the announcement that he rented a car for two days.  We would be driving out of Paris both on Friday and Saturday.   He wanted to take a drive out of the City and down memory lane … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Paris—The 2019 Edition__Part One

Thanksgiving in Paris is a relatively new tradition that Bonaparte and I embarked upon three years ago.  This little trip gives us just enough time to get mentally prepared for the Christmas holidays and gives us a bit of respite … Continue reading

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Thank You For Your Condolences, Prayers and Comforting Thoughts

The past few weeks have been difficult and I’ve been on a hiatus from basically everything.  But at some point, the pieces need to be gathered and put back together with spiritual glue and that’s what I’m doing. I want … Continue reading

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