All posts tagged: Paris

Nous sommes parisiens*

   As the news from Paris came in yesterday, I was filled with two main thoughts – heartbreak and sadness for the victims and their families of this senseless attack on this beautiful city that so many of us love, and the realization that this […]

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Moments

Moments. They are often fleeting, a brief glimpse of something unusual or ordinary that can bring a new perspective. It can be something as simple as the chimney sweep, looking like he could have stepped out of Mary Poppins with his grey clothes and chimney […]

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Brief Looks – Paris

Back from Paris for nearly a month and I still have stories to tell! In the interest of making way for other, more current projects though, I’m going to start wrapping the trip up. Here are quick looks at what we did the last couple […]

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Cafe Love, Paris Edition

If you followed me on Instagram (aeh59) while I was in Paris, you would be excused if you thought the only thing I did was eat. Of course, I did quite a bit more than eat but it is, after all, Paris, where food is […]

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Picasso Museum

Another beautiful building, another museum. It’s Paris as usual. ¬†This is the Picasso Museum which, after years of renovations and delays opened last summer. It is tucked away in the Marais district, an area of Paris that I hadn’t been to before. Although it was […]

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The Louvre

Yes, yes, I know. To anyone who asked if I planned to go to the Louvre on this trip, I’d say no. I’ve already been twice and seen what I was most interested in. The Louvre is too big, too complicated and difficult to navigate, […]

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When in Paris…..

….you go shopping because to not shop in Paris would be silly and a waste of a good trip. I keep the shopping fairly under control and tend toward smaller, more reasonable items. No Hermes scarves for this girl! But I do have fun and […]

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The Museum of Decorative Arts

Les Arts Decoratifs celebrates “the beautiful in the useful” with great style and makes you appreciate the objects of everyday life through the ages. This is a another museum that celebrates craftsmanship and skill. What is art and what is craft? Mostly, I think it […]

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