Category Archives: Daniele Delorme

Au Revoir to Our Little Paris Apartment

I forgot to tell you something.  Saturday evening while Bonaparte and I were enjoying our aperitifs on the deck, he gave me some news. The news was sad but not devastating. It was about Danièle’s apartment.  The apartment had been … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces for the Old Girls! Accessories and Beauty Tawk for Friday!

Hi Girls. Happy Friday.  Whether you are having a hectic Easter  or a laid back one, or whether you don’t celebrate—have a great, great weekend. Earlier this morning Bonaparte and I ventured out to run some errands on a cloudy … Continue reading

Posted in Accessorizing, Antik Batik, Baby Boomers, Beauty for Baby Boomers, Beauty for Older Women, Daniele Delorme, Denim Jackets. Kut From The Kloth, Dressing for Mature Women, Dressing for older women, Fashion, Fashion for older women, France, Galeries Lafayette, humor, It Cosmetics, Makeup for Older Women, Mally Cosmetics, Mally Roncal, Old Navy Fitted T Shirts, Over 50 Fashions, Wet n Wild cosmetics | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Holocaust Stories. A Family Torn Apart

Today is National Holocaust Day. I’m on the fence about this because the Holocaust shouldn’t have just one day of remembrance.  We should always have a piece of this placed in our memory bank—whether Jewish or not. It shouldn’t be … Continue reading

Posted in Andre Girard, Andree Girard, Daniele Delorme, Dany Lartigue, France, J. H. Lartigue, Nazi Occupation of France, Paris France, Ravensbruck, The Holocaust | Tagged , , , | 42 Comments

How Dough I Love Thee? I Can Proof It To Ya!

For most of us, the time leading up to Christmas is spent trying to deal with the crowds and mayhem at the mall.  Long lines at the cashier.  Pushing and shoving.  Cursing the driver that snuck into the parking space … Continue reading

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Paris Without Danièle Part Deux

We left off going back to the hotel to get a well-needed sleep.  But before I continue I’m just going to move back a bit—OK? We took a nice walk on the Seine on our way back to the hotel. … Continue reading

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What Bonaparte Didn’t Know—My Love for French Cinema!

Summer is over. Officially, Fall doesn’t roll in for another two weeks, but mentally; I’m done with the heat and humidity. Which brings me to this—Bonaparte and I love going to the movies during the Summer months. For two hours … Continue reading

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I’m Baaaackkkk From France! Didja Miss Moi???????

 Back from three great weeks in France. Trust me, I wish I had a laptop because I have so much to tell! OMG! As usual, the drama follows me around like a shadow. It was almost Dickensonian for a while. … Continue reading

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