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Paris Express

Jade had to go into Paris for educational testing.   Our usual excitement was missing because we knew that this would be work, not play 😦  Our philosophy has been that if you’re going to Paris, your time is your … Continue reading

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Paris: A Tale of Two Lunches

Today we went to Paris to take care of U.S. Embassy affairs; tedious, but we did it first thing to get it out of the way.   After that, two girls on the town, we did a little shopping for … Continue reading

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Hotel du Nord, Paris and Sens, Burgundy

Have I mentioned that I love going to Paris?  Number one, our son is there.  Number two, it’s Paris.  Paris has everything; shopping, architecture, food, people, art and wine. It’s fun. Gastronomic And just plain interesting.  Take the Hotel du … Continue reading

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Le Volant Restaurant: Offaly Good Food!

Soon after I moved to France, our son invited us to dinner at a Basque restaurant in Paris called Le Volant.  His friend, a fellow lover of those “nasty bits” recommended that we share a plate of duck hearts with … Continue reading

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April in Paris: Eating and Shopping

A lady from Niger once told me, “you eat alone, you die alone”…..   I’m still thinking about that one.  However I do enjoy eating with others, whether I’m cooking at home or eating out at a restaurant.   Eating … Continue reading

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Thai, Peking Duck and Parmentier

This weekend Jade and I were in Paris for a visit with her brother.   It’s 53 minutes from our town to Paris by the TGV train.  We spent Friday at the hair salon and met the son and a … Continue reading

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