It’s All Maya!

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

Si la Vie est une illusion, pourquoi je n'arrête pas de me taper la tête sur les murs?

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Aguas Calientes, A Stepping-Stone To Machu Picchu

November 27th, 2016 · By Lynn

Getting off the train, our first look at Aguas Calientes. The Statue of Inka with the symbolic condor and puma. After a few days in Ollantaytambo, Patrick and I headed to Aguas Calientes. I had read that A.C. was a town that was under-whelming and overpriced. A place you had to be if you wanted […]

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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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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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Christmastime Is Here!

December 24th, 2013 · By Lynn

Here’s wishing everyone a Merry Christmas!  Each year I find a beautiful photo to share for the holidays. This year I decided to take the time to post our tree. It’s my favorite time of the year, making cookies, wrapping presents, and singing along with the Christmas carols. You know, all the things that bring […]

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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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First French Thanksgiving!

November 29th, 2013 · By Lynn

I’ve mentioned before that Thanksgiving was always the one day I would get nostalgic for home.  Over 40 years later, it’s still a day that makes me wish I was spending it with my family.  This year I did the next best thing.  I decided to celebrate Thanksgiving with my little Parisian family.  Friends I’ve […]

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Paris To London On The Euro Star

January 25th, 2013 · By Lynn

The Eurostar Patrick and I left the center of Paris at 10:05 a.m. on the Eurostar and we were in the heart of London by 11:05 a.m.!!!  One hour from Paris to London!  Okay, two hours really, but if you’re talking local time, then yes it is and you can’t beat that! Our neighborhood in […]

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Happy New Year 2013!!!

January 4th, 2013 · By Lynn

2012 went out beautifully and 2013 came in just as lovely. Patrick and I declined invitations to ring in the new year among friends. Instead we opted to stay home and have a quiet dinner just the two of us. To work up an appetite, we walked around le Bon Marché and admired the windows […]

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Holiday Parties And A Crémaillère

January 31st, 2012 · By Lynn

It’s said that as we get older time passes more quickly, well I must be ancient because time just keeps zooming by and it’s downright scary!!!  Patrick and I had planned several parties over the holidays, but before we knew it, the time had come and gone and we were still in the planning stages. […]

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Tags: Baby Boomer Babbles · Food and Wine

Christmastime Once Again!

December 3rd, 2011 · By Lynn

This is the first Christmas Patrick and I will spend in our apartment since returning to Paris.  In 2009 we packed up all our things and shipped them back to France, so that year we spent Christmas at my mom’s house in Pittsburgh.  Wonderful memories with Katarina, mom, and the rest of the family playing […]

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