Lost in thought... Lost in thought...

This young woman was alone in Jardin du Palais Royal, sitting quietly on the park bench, no acknowledgement of our presence or of others sca...

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Hier et Aujourd'hui Hier et Aujourd'hui

Well, here it is... my favorite restaurant in Paris -- Hier et Aujourd'hui It is out on the edges of the 17ième arrondissement but wort...

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Église Sainte-François de Sales Église Sainte-François de Sales

Rue Brémontier in the 17ieme is one of the streets between the Metro Wagram and our favorite restaurant in Paris. We recognize familiar land...

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Ready, Aim... Fire! Ready, Aim... Fire!

Well, it was an overcast, cold day... This was just for pretend! Les Invalides Rue de Grenelle

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Zoom-zoom - rouge Zoom-zoom - rouge

This little number may be all over Europe, but this was the first time for me... BMW, rouge, sleek... It had it all Want to go for a spin? Y...

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10:01 PM

Carrousel VI -- Place Prosper Goubaux Carrousel VI -- Place Prosper Goubaux

Rain mixed with snow did not dampen the enthusiasm for riding this carrousel, found in the 17ième arrondissement, next to Métro Villiers... ...

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Escalier en spirale Escalier en spirale

This Chambered Nautilus of a staircase with the worn marble steps is found in Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BnF) on Rue de Richelieu. ...

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Beaux-Arts - Palais Garnier Beaux-Arts - Palais Garnier

This is one of my favorite buildings in Paris, the opulent home to Opéra national de Paris . A renovation started in 2000 is nearly complete...

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Galerie d'Art Galerie d'Art

As Holly and I were walking wearily back to our apartment in December, we found this chic art gallery on Rue Saint-Honoré... Although I am n...

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Cathédral Notre Dame de Paris Cathédral Notre Dame de Paris

It was a dark and stormy night... But viewed from the east side, Notre Dame lights up the December Paris sky. Bon dimanche .

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Paris en hiver... Jardin des Tuileries Paris en hiver... Jardin des Tuileries

In December the Jardin des Tuileries was full of people braving the frigid weather. This photo was taken on the west end of the garden and ...

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Marché aux Puces, St-Ouen III Marché aux Puces, St-Ouen III

Abundant treasures can be found at the Paris flea markets (Marché aux Puces). Whether you are hunting for a specific item or just wandering ...

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Les Bouquinistes Les Bouquinistes

Les bouquinistes or used book sellers are seen all along the quais, particularly near Notre Dame. They have been an installation along the S...

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Tourists?   Who are these people? Tourists? Who are these people?

This sculpture of a family appears outside Les Halles on the east side entrance to the underground shopping mall, the Métro, and the RER. In...

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French friend... la boulangère French friend... la boulangère

Not far from Saint-Eustache, we happened in this boulangerie and met this sweet girl, French through and through, a native Parisienne. Who...

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10:01 PM

Backstage - Dress Rehearsal? Backstage - Dress Rehearsal?

These Repetto tutus are ready to go, awaiting the ballerinas Opera Garnier Paris

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10:01 PM

Chaises - Église Saint-Eustache Chaises - Église Saint-Eustache

Only three hours of sunshine during a December week... Where would you go for photos as the sun makes its appearance? I was looking for shad...

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Chocolat chaud?  Tu en veux? Chocolat chaud? Tu en veux?

Why does a stack of cups need to be photographed? I assure you that I do not know but the silly American took their photograph. Can you see ...

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En hiver... En hiver...

You do not see many full length fur coats on the streets in Paris... She looked much warmer than I felt snapping this shot

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Pâtisserie Hunt - Aoki Pâtisserie Hunt - Aoki

Each trip to Paris includes at least one "pâtisserie hunt" and our destination on this snowy day was Sadaharu Aoki . We wanted a ...

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La Porte La Porte

While on a pâtisserie hunt in December during a soft snowstorm, we happened upon this beautiful old door with this interesting door-knocker....

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10:34 PM

Chaises en orange et bleu... Chaises en orange et bleu...

Café chairs I have learned come in many colors and styles... These are posted today for my Daddy, sister Cherie, my husband, and... bien sûr...

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10:01 PM

Veggies - des Champignons? Veggies - des Champignons?

With all the sweets and treats of the holidays, I have promised myself to eat more vegetables and foods that are healthy. Somehow, as lovel...

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10:01 PM

Église Saint-Roch...  Les Cierges Église Saint-Roch... Les Cierges

I never tire of seeing the candles in the magnificent churches of Paris or watching quietly the parishioners as they light une cierge. Saint...

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10:01 PM

Père Lachaise - room with a view Père Lachaise - room with a view

Known as the "grandest address in Paris" this cemetery of over 100 acres is the final resting place of both the famous and the inf...

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10:01 PM

Reflections on the Seine Reflections on the Seine

Walking along Quai de Bourbon with an eye on the Seine, the clear sapphire sky made a nice contrast to the moss on Pont Marie. The water and...

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10:01 PM

Lagnaippe -- a story Lagnaippe -- a story

I have never posted twice in the same day but this is a story which does relate to Epiphany, la galette des rois, and fèves. Do you remember...

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8:29 AM

Janeen Koconis -- portrait of an artist and friend Janeen Koconis -- portrait of an artist and friend

Janeen is the propriétaire of the lovely apartment you saw on my recent post. She is a delightful former New Yorker who sold everything a...

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10:01 PM

Jardin des Tuileries -- Carrousel V Jardin des Tuileries -- Carrousel V

In the Paris snow, this carousel was a bright, noisy spot. In the late afternoon heading towards the carousel, it was an unexpected treat to...

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10:01 PM

Paris apartment, wine, friends.... Paris apartment, wine, friends....

As you can see from the photo, all of the baguettes and cheese had been consumed and most of the wine. In December Holly and I invited Peter...

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10:01 PM

Galerie Vivienne... Martine Rama Galerie Vivienne... Martine Rama

The Galerie Vivienne was originally named Galerie Marchoux when it opened in 1826. It was purchased by M. Marchoux along with Passage de Pet...

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10:01 PM

Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires

The Basilique Notre-Dame des Victoires can trace its history back to the 17th century and struggled to survive as an active church until t...

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