THOREAU GOES TO PARIS.

Sep 4, 2012 by

Writing at airports makes the list of my favorite things to do.  I have never traveled without writing, and airports, the ultimate...

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LESSONS FROM A FRENCH FIVE-YEA...

Mar 9, 2011 by

French children have always amazed me in their mature, sophisticated understanding of life.  I attribute it to French culture’s...

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TIME FOR THYME

Jan 28, 2011 by

“The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are...

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MARVELING – THE FRENCH W...

Jan 9, 2011 by

The greatest gift that France has ever given me is an appreciation for joy, or as they call it, joie de vivre.  I don’t think...

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IL DOLCE FAR NIENTE

Dec 9, 2010 by

Guilt is so “American”. If you have ever watched the movie Eat, Pray, Love, you will know what I mean in reference to the...

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SUPERHERO POWERS

Dec 7, 2010 by

If I could have one superhero power, it would be to transport myself instantaneously to where I want to go.  This seems a bit...

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BLACK FRIDAY, CITY LIGHTS ...

Nov 26, 2010 by

No city in the world moves me that way that Paris does, but every city does move me in a different, special way.  Black Friday...

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WINE BARS AND FRENCH GLASSES

Nov 22, 2010 by

Wine bars transport me back to France.  They encompass everything I used to love about my days living and working in Bordeaux, the...

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THE TEN MINUTE CUSHION

Nov 3, 2010 by

We live our daily lives without enough of a cushion.  The alarm clock goes off, we rush out of the house, we franctically squeeze...

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