Tag Archives: France

Flower Power, The Yellow Phase and Personal Time Off!

It’s been a moment.  Actually, it’s been longer than a moment. It’s been months of pandemicmania.  And we, in this area of Pennsylvania have now entered into the “yellow” phase.  That means more businesses are opening. Aggressive mitigation my ass.  … 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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Paris in Four Days—A Louvre-ly Last Day with Art and Family!

Our last and final day, before heading home tomorrow, was a full one—and pleasant from morning till night! Good Morning from our room at the  Hotel Prince de Conti ! I love this hotel for its charm, great location and … Continue reading

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Four Days in Paris 2018- Part Two Our Rebellious Thanksgiving Dinner and a Most Busy Black Friday!

I left off where we were getting ready for our Thanksgiving Dinner.  But wait.   I need to backtrack a couple of things. Given the fact that the hotel’s lighting was horrific (I’ll be writing about that later), I managed to … Continue reading

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Four Days in Paris—2018 Part One—On the Way and Carine Roitfeld Hates Me!

A big whew before I get into the post.  And I’ll tell you why.  I took a ton of photos and it took quite a while to edit them—and trust me, editing photos is not my forte. My Longchamp carryon … Continue reading

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An Emotional Rollercoaster of a Weekend!

Dickens wrote that it was the best of times and the worst of times.  I kind of felt that way about this weekend. I’ll start with the worst first.  One of my cousins, who religiously followed this blog and commented … Continue reading

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Let Me Be Your Flight Attendant—Or At Least Give You A Couple of Travel Tips!

When I woke up yesterday morning and looked at the date on my phone, my reaction was “Oh Merde”.  It’s June 12th already!  And for a fleeting moment, I wave of sadness came over me.  But then it left quickly … Continue reading

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My Saddest Bye from Paris and My Best Buys Too

This is a difficult post to write because I’m covering two subjects at once and I honestly don’t know where to begin. A couple of days ago I received a request on Instagram to list favorite items that I buy … Continue reading

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La Chant des Cigales? Non! Les Chansons des Gens! Or..Some Great French Music You May Be Missing Out On!

As mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, Monsieur Lartigue has asked me to compile a listing of French music, especially French pop music, that his students and clients may find helpful and enjoyable. A sampling of a few of my French … Continue reading

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Trip Bits and Travel Tips. And Astute Observations

Now that I’m back from our trip to France, I can tell you what I did wrong and what I did right. In all my years of traveling to the Cote d’Azur, you would think I had mastered the art … Continue reading

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