A Parisian Kaleidoscope

Selecting from pictures taken on our walks together during the past week, I composed this Parisian vignette as a kaleidoscopic birthday card for my travel companion and partner in life. Happy birthday, my Lion! Sorry, I couldn’t resist!! Below is the more macho version 🙂

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A Parisan Summer Day continued

Stepping from the cool darkness of the Conciergerie into the blinding sunshine of a Parisian sidewalk is not only a stark contrast in photon intensity but also in the ways contemporary life interfaces with ancient artifacts, often forming humorous tableaux. After our visit to dimly lit Medieval spaces, we had only one mandate for the rest of the afternoon. Stay […]

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A Parisian Summer Day

Le Tricolore brille ! When Les Bleus, the French national team, qualified for the UEFA Championship match [by beating the reigning world champion La Mannschaft, mind you] their fan’s joyful celebrations reverberated through the night. Thus we were a little bleary-eyed when we took the metro to the Île de la Cité the next morning. Our […]

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