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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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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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Trip to New York Part 3

Today is so pretty in Pennsylvania—-I’m going to call the sky “cadet blue” and wonder if I’m correct . . . But it was also a gorgeous day in New York—and I want to tell you about the third part … Continue reading

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Trip to New York Part 2

Day 2 in New York City—-gorgeous day! Today I planned to meet an old friend in New York, and we were meeting in the Garment District . . . West 37th, West 39th, etc.  Right in the “Fashion District”! The … Continue reading

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Trip to New York Part 1

We went to New York City last week.  Hurray!  Hurray!  I love New York!  (They got that slogan from me . . .) This trip was not my first, but it was my first since I’ve become interested in buttons—-I’ve always … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nancy’s Mysterious Letter by Carolyn Keene

This is the first Nancy Drew book I ever read—I wrote an earlier post about that time.  (See “Two Words _____ ____” October 13, 2011) (Left click photo for enlargement, hit back button to return to this text.) In a … Continue reading

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