Category Archives: Paris

Paris Wrapup

So, we went to Paris—and this was our view out our hotel room window–we had an ideal location!  In so many ways: close to the metro—right across the street! close to a little neighborhood park—right across the street!  my husband … Continue reading

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Paris Window Shopping

We’re home—-and ready to share some photos we took as we window shopped.   Enjoy. Remember to click on photos to enlarge– And here’s what a tour guide in St Germain Des Pres chose to wear as she led her tourists … Continue reading

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Reporting in from Paris

Ah—we’re here!  It’s sunny and warm! The clothes!  Everybody looks gorgeous!—-simple, simple dresses that blow in the breeze—every kind of shoe imaginable–what a fashion show! Only have a minute (really!) to type on my internet time–but wanted to let you … Continue reading

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Packing for Paris Part 5

Yea!  We’re getting closer and closer!  I’m almost at Les Deux Magots– that famous cafe where writers and poets enjoyed extended cups of coffee and extended conversations. This fabulous old pamphlet above (click to enlarge) was probably printed in the 1960’s … Continue reading

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Packing for Paris Part 4

The shoe choices are settled.  Remember the Merrell Barefoot Wonders? I returned them.  Because I found these Naots (ignore the pink socks—it’s to show the shoe more vividly– My husband and I went shopping for some shoes for HIM, and … Continue reading

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Packing for Paris Part 3

This isn’t easy, you know.    You’ll probably want to go out and buy a notebook to keep up with the fashion ideas here (ho, ho, ho). Let’s just say that most days in Paris I’ll look kind of like this: … Continue reading

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Packing for Paris Part 2

Paris weather forecast for today, Monday May 7 is high of 64 degrees, low of 50, chance of rain.  And that looks about the same through the week until Thursday when it might be 81 degrees, chance of rain. Variable … Continue reading

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Packing for Paris Part 1

Mayday! Mayday! that’s Help! Help!  What to pack for Paris? Actually, “mayday” –the international cry for help is supposed to be given three times, but I didn’t want any rescue boats coming to the house—or whatever comes when people holler … Continue reading

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Dreamland

Yesterday Booksilver commented that the old engraving of the train going from Paris to the moon was like an intoxicating dream.  (See post Paris to the Moon)  and that got me thinking about an old tune “Dreamland” in an easy book … Continue reading

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Paris to the Moon

Turn off the TV and settle in for some armchair travel with this book, “Paris to the Moon”  by Adam Gopnik. I found this great little book at a souvenir/antique/second-hand/gift/general store this summer up in the Adirondacks on Lake George.  … Continue reading

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