It’s All Maya!

If Life is an illusion, then why do I keep banging my head against the wall?

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Entries Tagged as 'Paris – Paname'

I Mean Really, What’s In A Picture?

February 16th, 2015 · By Lynn

My niece, Katarina, taking a selfie of us a few months ago. Back when I was young there were no selfies, no holding a camera in the palm of your hand with the option of sharing your photos instantaneously with the world.  I’m talking about the days when you had to take a roll of […]

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Tags: Baby Boomer Babbles · Favorite Quotes · Is Anyone Listening? · Paris - Paname

Nous Sommes Charlie

January 8th, 2015 · By Lynn

This was going to be my Happy New Year post, but what happened in Paris yesterday concerns all of us who enjoy freedom of speech no matter where we are in the world.  I think Canadian columnist Mark Steyn said it best when he was talking about the weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo: “Charlie Hebdo was ‘forced to bear […]

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Tags: In The News · Paris - Paname

Autumn Roundup

November 2nd, 2014 · By Lynn

I’ve had less time than usual these past few months and for a good reason.  My niece/god-child has been visiting us since August and it’s been a whirlwind three months.  We took her to both Normandy and Brittany and to a lot of the touristy places in Paris, although she was here before when she […]

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Tags: Katawoo · Paris - Paname · Special Moments · Travel

Stop Destroying The Pont Des Arts! – An Open Letter To Tourists Around The World And Mayor Anne Hidalgo

September 8th, 2014 · By Lynn

Dear Tourists, Why do you come to the most beautiful city in the world and destroy one of the most beautiful views Paris has to offer?  Why?  Each time I pass in front of the Pont des Arts, I want to cry and, yes, scream at the same time. Chers Touristes, Pourquoi venir dans la […]

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Tags: Is Anyone Listening? · Paris - Paname · Travel

May Roundup

May 31st, 2014 · By Lynn

The best kind of flowers are those that are bought for no reason except that they’re pretty! Patrick and I had so many outings in May, I thought I would have time to write about each one, but it wasn’t to be.  It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words, well I’m glad […]

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Tags: Food and Wine · Is Anyone Listening? · Paris - Paname · Travel

No Love In Placing Locks On Bridges – Just Vandalism!

April 8th, 2014 · By Lynn

The Pont des Arts before locks. I’ve written about this problem two years ago and it’s time to write about it again.  The article I wrote was, If You Think Putting Locks On The Pont Des Arts Is Romantic – Think Again!!!  Tourists who come to Paris do not realize, or else they don’t care, […]

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Tags: Paris - Paname · Travel

A Sunday Walk In Montsouris

February 23rd, 2014 · By Lynn

Just a regular day in the park. You can’t get lonely here! It was Sunday, sunny and warm, as Patrick and I headed over to the Parc Montsouris in the 14e arrondissement.  Well let me tell you, we weren’t alone!  There were people of all ages soaking in the sunshine.  Organ grinders, children, dogs, ponies, […]

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Tags: Paris - Paname

The Voice – Toujours Les Mêmes Habits!

January 29th, 2014 · By Lynn

Patrick et moi aimons regarder The Voice et chaque semaine Florent, Jenifer, Mika et Garou portent toujours les mêmes habits!  Incroyable que l’équipe de production n’aie pas pensé à ce detail si important.  Ouais, je sais que l’enregistrement se déroule le jour même pour plusieurs émissions. Mais, ça aurait été tellement simple aux vedettes de […]

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Tags: Entertainment · Paris - Paname · Pourquoi Faire Simple Quand On Peut Faire Compliqué

2014 – A New Year!

January 1st, 2014 · By Lynn

The end of 2013 didn’t go exactly as planned.  Patrick got bronchitis the morning that we headed back to Paris from his parent’s home in Normandy.  It was the day after Christmas.  We thought he would be better by New Year’s Eve and we planned on partying with a bunch of friends.  Well it didn’t […]

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Tags: Food and Wine · Paris - Paname · Special Moments

Pasta Class With Chefs From Cook’n With Class!

December 8th, 2013 · By Lynn

Me with my sleeves rolled up ready to work! Starting with the flour.  Tara and Preston are ready! Chef Pino and his wife Julia from Sfoglina Parigina held a pasta class for the chefs at Cook’n With Class and I was invited!  Julia taught us how to make raviolis, tortelloni, tagliatelle and garganelli.  Her class […]

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Tags: Food and Wine · Paris - Paname

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