11 01, 2013

Paris Travels

By | 2013-01-11T20:17:47+00:00 January 11th, 2013|Food and Drink, Markets, Paris|

I've been thinking and talking about it for as long as I can remember..'I want to go to Paris for an extended stay and pretend I live there'. Well, it's going to happen. I leave my home on February 4, and from February 5 through April 2 I'll call Paris home. I've got lists galore about what to bring, what not to bring, arrangements I need to take care of before I leave, cat instructions for my husband. I'm excited and nervous at the same time. I've been to Paris many times before, but this time will be different. Aside from a handful of family and friends who have already committed to visiting I'll be on [...]

17 08, 2010

Au Revoir et Bonjour

By | 2010-08-17T10:00:46+00:00 August 17th, 2010|Europe, Food and Drink, France, Markets, Paris|

My impending freedom from the work world is getting closer every day (less than 2 years away!), and the plan for what happens after that has changed form many times.  Volunteer?  Work part time somewhere?  Write that book?  Travel has been the only constant. Anyone who knows me probably knows that if I could choose anywhere to be it would be Paris.  I've been fortunate enough to travel there many times and for some extended periods of time.  While I've been thinking about what I will do when I have the time to do it, Paris keeps creeping back into my thoughts. I can be happy for hours walking through the streets of Paris marveling at [...]