Tag Archives: Loss.

The Anthony Bourdain I Knew…

Was only through his writings and TV shows.  And through them, I felt as though I found a kindred spirit of sorts. I tweeted this last night.  Yesterday was very difficult… While the many real-life friends, co-workers, and acquaintances refer … Continue reading

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Please. Don’t EVER Forget!

I started writing a post last night about home decorating and improvement from my “empty nester” point of view.  But when I woke up this morning, there were reminders of this horrific event that is now 15 years old. Back … Continue reading

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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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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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Paris Without Danièle. Part Un.

Hi all. We are back from what was the shortest visit we’ve made to Paris, the circumstances certainly not the best, but I want to tell you about our weekend.  I’m dividing this into three parts for your convenience. I … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace Ma Gigi. Remembering Danièle Delorme

It’s funny how signals and messages are sent. Saturday morning Bonaparte and I made our regularly timed call to his aunt, Danièle. She didn’t answer her phone and we figured she was out and about. Even though it was early … Continue reading

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My French Map Will No Longer Show A Wonderful Place…

When Bonaparte and I visited the Cote d’Azur this summer, we had the greatest meal in the most adorable restaurant on the needle of L’Aiguille.  A thin, long but small beach in Theoule-sur-Mer.   It took a while for us … Continue reading

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