In 1979 I met a young Iranian girl, Sharareh, who had come to Paris to study French. Her father brought her to France and then returned to Iran. Sharareh was left alone for the first time in her life in a strange city and a strange country, but she was excited to be in Paris and we became […]
Entries from June 2009
June 29th, 2009 · By Lynn
June 27th, 2009 · By Lynn
Ever since Michael Jackson passed away on Thursday, people have been telling their stories about the time they met the controversial Pop Star, so I decided to add mine here as well.
This was back in the early ’90s and I decided to go to WH Smith on the rue de Rivoli to buy a children’s […]
June 25th, 2009 · By Lynn
If you haven’t heard about the young Belgian teen who decided she wanted 56 stars tattooed on her face, well you have now! Kimberley Vlaminck loved her stars until her father saw them and saw stars, he was so angry!
Afraid to tell her father the truth, she made up the story that she had asked […]
June 23rd, 2009 · By Lynn
If there aren’t enough problems in France with the Arab population not feeling integrated into French society (it’s not just a feeling, the majority are not) then French President Sarkozy wanting to ban the Burka in France will only add to the discord that already exist.
Today I will play Devil’s Advocate and say that there […]
June 19th, 2009 · By Lynn
Maya Muses: Getting ready to go out and do some serious shopping this afternoon even though it’s suppose to get up to 98° (37° C.) today, I was reminded of one of my favorite quotes by the ever effervescent Carrie Bradshaw!
“I like my money right where I can see it….hanging in my closet.”
Sex and […]
June 17th, 2009 · By Lynn
When I went to the Keys with Jackie and Gérard, Patrick asked for only one thing.
“Can you bring me back some seashells?” he said.
“Sure, Cheri, no problem!” I was already humming the Beach Boys song, “Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama, Key Largo, Montago,….that’s where we wanna go, way down to Kokomo.”
I knew Patrick wanted […]
June 13th, 2009 · By Lynn
Not that many people may have known that I was gone, afterall, people still come to read the same old posts that remain the most popular or most controversial on my blog. Everyday hundreds come to read what I wrote about Miley Cyrus, Charlotte Gainsbourg and her father Serge, or they dispute the lyrics to […]
June 13th, 2009 · By Lynn
Maya Muses: Another championship for another Pittsburgh team! This time the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Detriot Red Wings to take home the Stanley Cup! Is it any wonder why Pittsburgh is known as the City of Champions?!!! After the Pittsburgh Steelers’ win earlier this year and the Penguins’ win tonight, all they need is to get […]
June 6th, 2009 · By Lynn
Maya Muses: When you’re in the Keys (Key Largo, Islamorada, Key West, etc.) life seems to go at a much slower pace, but being with friends from Paris on this June 6, I just wanted to share this video commemorating D-Day! I’ll be back in several days to pick up the slack!