EGG spectacular | June 2016

The students and staff of the École Georges Gusdorf entertained family and friends on 10 June 2016. While I did not have the best view in the Théâtre de la Plaine for photography, it was “as good as any, better than

EGG spectacular | June 2016

The students and staff of the École Georges Gusdorf entertained family and friends on 10 June 2016. While I did not have the best view in the Théâtre de la Plaine for photography, it was “as good as any, better than

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

Reims | Spring 2016

Our travel east from Paris to Verdun and the Argonne forest was through Reims. Before the return train, we quickly visited the cathedral. Restoration work continues on the west front — and, coincidentally, to a portion of the nearby Carnegie library.

Reims | Spring 2016

Our travel east from Paris to Verdun and the Argonne forest was through Reims. Before the return train, we quickly visited the cathedral. Restoration work continues on the west front — and, coincidentally, to a portion of the nearby Carnegie library.

The great war

Cousins raised as brothers — four boys from two sisters who married two brothers — only one would survive the Great War.

The great war

Cousins raised as brothers — four boys from two sisters who married two brothers — only one would survive the Great War.

Napkin rings: you’re using them wrong

Inspired by The Wedding Registry Gifts We Still Use 10 Years Later (and the Ones We Don’t) — via Life in the Kitchen | The Kitchn I have strangely strong opinions on napkin rings. And you’re using them wrong. The mention in

Napkin rings: you’re using them wrong

Inspired by The Wedding Registry Gifts We Still Use 10 Years Later (and the Ones We Don’t) — via Life in the Kitchen | The Kitchn I have strangely strong opinions on napkin rings. And you’re using them wrong. The mention in

Meuse-Argonne

I was surprised on a recent trip to learn that Meuse-Argonne is the largest American military cemetery in Europe. It is the second largest in the world; only the American military cemetery in Manila is larger. Even with the late (albeit

Meuse-Argonne

I was surprised on a recent trip to learn that Meuse-Argonne is the largest American military cemetery in Europe. It is the second largest in the world; only the American military cemetery in Manila is larger. Even with the late (albeit