Tag Archives: Travel

A Little Trip to D.C.

Do you like getting away for the weekend?  Someplace close to home but far enough that it calls for a night at a hotel? The weekend before last, Bonaparte decided that an overnight trip to D.C. was long overdue.  We … Continue reading

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Paris in Three Days. Day Three–A First For Me and A Memorable Last Meal!

I’m not going to lie. The last day in Paris—no matter how long or short the visit, can be daunting and angst-ridden. Actually, I can be pretty cranky on those last days of trips– only because I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Three Days In Paris–Day Two. Amusement Avec Les Morts and An Avant Premiere

We slept like two little babies on our first night.  Perhaps it was due to the fact we were awake for over 24 hours. Or more likely it was due to the fact that we are both extremely lazy people … Continue reading

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Three Days In Paris. Leave the “Chic” At Home and Enjoy Being a Flaneuse!

On The Way There and Day One Bonaparte and I have returned from a three-day in Paris.  Why only three days?  Well, I’m working now and getting time off from work isn’t easy.  In addition, due to the change of flight … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Packing For a Short Trip To Paris and Getting My Flâneuse On!

We leave tomorrow for Paris. It’s definitely not an extended stay. We fly home on Wednesday. Basically, this is three full days and three full nights. This isn’t a trip for visiting the museums or the many sights. It isn’t … Continue reading

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Seeing The World in Black and White. A Trip To The Barnes Foundation

I slept well last night–and am now ready to tell you about our Saturday adventure! Bonaparte was really excited about an exhibition that is currently on display at the Barnes Foundation in Philly.   The exhibit, “Live and Life Will Give … 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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Au Revoir Jusqu’à la Prochaine Fois. Goodbye Until Next Time

 Saturday, July 2, 2016 3:30 in the morning and the alarm went off but I didn’t even need it.  There is something remarkably annoying about having to wake up before dawn and get ready for your departure home from a … Continue reading

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The Last Supper in Cannes. Or, As Good as It Gastounettes!

Friday, July 1, 2016 Wow. I can’t believe July is here already.  I also cannot believe that this is our last day in France for the summer of 2016. Bonaparte surprised me by telling me we are having dinner in Cannes … Continue reading

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Dinner at Eight After Fondation Maeght!

Thursday, June 30, 2016 We only have two more days here before our return home. I’m beginning to feel anxious and started to pack for the return to the States.  Luckily we aren’t returning  with much more than what we … Continue reading

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