L'aube de la nouvelle année L'aube de la nouvelle année

I have been touched this year by the friends I have met both virtually and face-to-face from around the world through blogs.  Through my Par...

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Solitude at Palais Royal Solitude at Palais Royal

Le Jardin du Palais Royal... On a cloudy day in November, you can have the garden all to yourself. (Joyeaux anniversaire, Daddy) Le Jardin d...

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Une tarte de baies Une tarte de baies

This tart full of berries just makes my mouth water. Does that mean it is good for you? (Tant pis... I had something much more sinful, abun...

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Le Grand Colbert Le Grand Colbert

I took this photo last December not knowing that Marie, our concierge (J), and I would enjoy a dinner here in April.  We sat adjacent to Ala...

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La Tour Eiffel - en hiver La Tour Eiffel - en hiver

It was a dark and snowy night but the twinkling of la Tour lights up the December sky. (Taken from the Suresnes American Cemetery , in the s...

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Apiculteur parisien Apiculteur parisien

This friendly gentleman with a delightful sense of humor has a boutique, Les Abeilles , selling honey and other "bee-products" on ...

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Carrousel Venitien - Place Saint-Pierre Carrousel Venitien - Place Saint-Pierre

Wondering what to do in Paris this week? You can ride 20 carousels for free ( gratuit ) between December 17th and January 1, 2012 between th...

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A child is born... A child is born...

  Joyeux Noël Église Saint Roch 284, rue Saint Honoré 75001 Paris

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Gâteau d'anniversaire Gâteau d'anniversaire

The imperfect gâteau, ready for the day... I will be taking care of the treasured fêves which adorn the top layer, bien sûr (Note the story ...

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Les poupées Les poupées

Hoping that all the little French girls get the dolls of their dreams for Christmas.  These are sweet, but ma chère amie Winterlude s has t...

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La circulation de nuit La circulation de nuit

Regular night traffic or last minute gift shoppers? Rue de Rivoli at Place de la Concorde Place de la Concorde 75008 Paris

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Chanel at Printemps Chanel at Printemps

If the "weather outside is frightful" you can dream of warmer climes with this Printemps window. Printemps Boulevard Haussmann 750...

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Parc de Monceau - artistes chinois Parc de Monceau - artistes chinois

This is one of six contemporary Chinese creations,  part of the exhibition Artistes Chinois à Paris ,  found in Parc de Monceau until the en...

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Galeries Lafayette - Noël 2009 vs Noël 2011 Galeries Lafayette - Noël 2009 vs Noël 2011

The grand dome sheltered the 66-foot tree in a traditional decor in 2009.  The boxes were re-wrapped for a different color scheme in 2010.  ...

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Église Notre Dame de Lorette Église Notre Dame de Lorette

There has been much said about the gaudy interior of Notre Dame de Lorette, but I found it elegant, adorned with 19th Century art and a Cava...

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Se souvenant de George Whitman Se souvenant de George Whitman

From the website of Shakespeare and Company ... "On Wednesday 14th December, 2011, George Whitman died peacefully at home in the apartm...

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Paris chic Paris chic

Do you need an elegant ballgown for your holiday parties? Reflect on these... bon weekend! Pronovias (of Barcelona) 7, rue Saint Roch 75001...

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Galeries Lafayette - Noel 2011 Galeries Lafayette - Noel 2011

Under the exquisite dome of Galeries Lafayette, the large tree towers many levels above the rez de chaussée . I was a bit disappointed to se...

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French girl XII French girl XII

With her blond hair flying, she sped through the park dodging the other children.  She is practicing for her next, larger vehicle.... zoom-z...

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10:01 PM

Le camion vert? Le camion vert?

Although this little zoom-zoom was seen in a shop window, I wonder its intended use.  Maybe we should take it out for a spin? Rue St Benoit ...

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Bonhomme de neige - Dalloyau Bonhomme de neige - Dalloyau

This snowman is not for the fainthearted, those on a diet... or on a budget. He would be pretty cute to serve for a little dinner party! Dal...

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Romanian Orthodox Church of the Holy Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael Romanian Orthodox Church of the Holy Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

How could I have missed this church for so many years?  It is just around the corner from Place Maubert nestled between two ordinary buildin...

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Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois - Ginko leaves Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois - Ginko leaves

A carpeted path of gold... Russian Orthodox Cemetery Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois

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Printemps 2011 -  Noël en Rouge Printemps 2011 - Noël en Rouge

The red laquer chest and le dragon rouge captivate  les flaneurs in front of this window at Printemps. The animated windows are spectacular...

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Un carrousel? Un carrousel?

At first glance this could be a rather sporty red Peugeot moto (with pink accents)  alongside a poster advertising soap from Reims.  With a ...

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Le Square Trousseau IV Le Square Trousseau IV

I went looking for les trois flaneurs with a photo for each.  It was the same time, same park  on a Sunday morning, temperate weather, peop...

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L'heure bleue L'heure bleue

As I was waiting (somewhat) patiently for the full moon, I looked over my shoulder to find these shades of pinks, purples and blues. My Pari...

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10:01 PM

Le Reminet - un Paris bistrot Le Reminet - un Paris bistrot

With so many options to dine in Paris, how do you find a great, reasonable meal? Certainly, you should check internet reviews, but I would o...

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Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky Cathedral Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky Cathedral

On Rue Daru in the 8ième arrondissement, this Russian Orthodox church is nestled in a predominantly Russian neighborhood.  Although there ar...

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10:01 PM

Caryatid III Caryatid III

Walking to Parc de Monceau on Avenue Hoche I noticed two caryatids high on a building supporting the balcony of the deuxième étage.  As is t...

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10:01 PM

Repetto VIII Repetto VIII

Dansez! Repetto's window on Rue de la Paix is always on my list, and the petite souris did not disappoint. Dance, with all the joie de ...

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La Tour Eiffel, with a coat of living plants? La Tour Eiffel, with a coat of living plants?

From Place de Catalogne, la Tour suddenly came into view.  When you look at this historical structure, can you imagine it clothed in green p...

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Printemps - Christmas Windows 2011 Printemps - Christmas Windows 2011

The windows of the grand magasins on Boulevard Haussman have something for everyone.  The theme of the Printemps windows: Noël, Rêves d'...

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10:01 PM

Le Moulin de la Vierge - boulangerie Le Moulin de la Vierge - boulangerie

If you have been reading my blog for some time, you know how I enjoy "a hunt" and definitely love "a story."  Before my ...

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10:01 PM

Carrousel Jules-Verne -- Parc de Monceau Carrousel Jules-Verne -- Parc de Monceau

This little carrousel is new to Parc de Monceau since my visit last April.  It is called Carrousel Jules Verne and looks like a slice of the...

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Église Notre Dame du Travail Église Notre Dame du Travail

While on my way to another destination, I found this church which was built between 1899 and 1901 for the working neighborhood all in steel ...

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French girl? French girl?

Must be a French girl woman? I barely caught this one!  Truthfully, I was going for the dog and then was surprised at the knee britches, th...

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Printemps Christmas Windows - Karl Lagerfeld Printemps Christmas Windows - Karl Lagerfeld

The animated windows at Printemps are delightful. La Tour Eiffel and photographers?  Parfait! I did have to gently nudge a child or two to g...

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Les fleurs de Paris Les fleurs de Paris

It may be November, but there is never a shortage of flowers in Paris Today I am thankful for all the friends from around the world that I h...

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10:01 PM

Le Métro et BHV Le Métro et BHV

The Métro sign at Hotel de Ville and the Christmas lights of BHV (Bay Aash Vay) are as colorful as the double-decker carrousel. The full moo...

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10:01 PM

Déjeuner? Déjeuner?

What a shame that I did not capture him "snapping the linens" as he waved each smartly pressed square over the table.  As I recall...

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10:03 PM

La saison des champignons La saison des champignons

My dear young friend Isabelle from Bordeaux introduced me to the delicious cèpes seen above in Marché Maubert.  She took me to a delightful ...

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10:01 PM

Église de Saint-Germain-des-Prés Église de Saint-Germain-des-Prés

This ancient church built in the 12th Century boasts a romanesque tower and other treasures within.  Parts of the church remain from the 6th...

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Sergei Loier - Photoquai 2011 Sergei Loier - Photoquai 2011

On the last day of Photoquai 2011 , an open-air exhibit along the Seine at Quai Branly, the dreary day was brightened by the nearly 400 phot...

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