Category Archives: Paris

Seine flood | June 2016

With thousands of other Parisians, we went to the river on Saturday to take a “as seen with our own eyes” survey of the flood. As I write this, we are happily seeing the sun for the first time in a week. More

Seine flood | June 2016

With thousands of other Parisians, we went to the river on Saturday to take a “as seen with our own eyes” survey of the flood. As I write this, we are happily seeing the sun for the first time in a week. More

Paris

A day like any other: feed the cat; a boy ready for school; work in the apartment. A trip to the grocery. On the way to the grocery, the french flag in the Place de Clichy caught the light in an uncommon way. It’s 2

Paris

A day like any other: feed the cat; a boy ready for school; work in the apartment. A trip to the grocery. On the way to the grocery, the french flag in the Place de Clichy caught the light in an uncommon way. It’s 2

Marche républicaine

Nous sommes Charlie. For those who have subscribed to the contre-meme, “I am not Charlie”, I hate to break it to you but, yes, you are Charlie. Simply because you’re able to say that, tweet that, post it to your Facebook wall. Call

Marche républicaine

Nous sommes Charlie. For those who have subscribed to the contre-meme, “I am not Charlie”, I hate to break it to you but, yes, you are Charlie. Simply because you’re able to say that, tweet that, post it to your Facebook wall. Call

Le Grand Palais des Glaces

Starting with a blue glow each evening, the hues changing through the night: we were watching Le Grand Palais des Glaces. They called it the largest indoor ice rink in the world. That might or might not be true but when we finally did go, it

Le Grand Palais des Glaces

Starting with a blue glow each evening, the hues changing through the night: we were watching Le Grand Palais des Glaces. They called it the largest indoor ice rink in the world. That might or might not be true but when we finally did go, it

The displeasure of the telemarketer

Because of a telephone setting which was unchanged upon our return to Paris, our house phone has not been ringing. That wasn’t so horrible. Since we acquired a cat last year, we receive regular phone calls (from somewhere in Switzerland

The displeasure of the telemarketer

Because of a telephone setting which was unchanged upon our return to Paris, our house phone has not been ringing. That wasn’t so horrible. Since we acquired a cat last year, we receive regular phone calls (from somewhere in Switzerland

Thunderstorm

The thunderstorm skirts Paris. Silently — the sound will not breach the apartment. I wonder where I am. How I came to. Be here. I reflect to the time when she and I were apart. Her spending summers in France.

Thunderstorm

The thunderstorm skirts Paris. Silently — the sound will not breach the apartment. I wonder where I am. How I came to. Be here. I reflect to the time when she and I were apart. Her spending summers in France.