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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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National Button Week part 5

Today we’ll check out buttons in the Art Deco style. The name itself comes from the 1925 Paris Exhibition of Decorative and Industrial Arts— “des Arts Decoratifs”.   It was a new style “moderne” with sleek linear designs as opposed to … 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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