Posted in October 2009

My life is a wonderful ride!

My life is a wonderful ride!

I had an adventurous weekend, flying around on trains to Lille, Amiens, Reims, Rouen, and Epernay. French towns around Paris that are all so beautiful and unique. I could bore you to tears with my stories of cathedrals and museums, wind-along-the-river and umbrellas-in-the-street, and the best glass of Champagne I’ve ever drunk…. but I won’t. … Continue reading

Connaissance

Connaissance

Paris, this is the first draft, the part with everything in between because I haven’t learned to be concise yet and I talk about the bakeries like the name of every pastry is important as if the cigarettes burn slower because I articulate every ashtray in the café The first draft, when I describe words … Continue reading

A vrai dire, la vie est belle

A vrai dire, la vie est belle

Nuit Blanche. It means “sleepless night.” The beauty of it is, I have never been so happy to be awake. Briefly, Nuit Blanche is an annual event where the mayor of Paris decrees non-stop 12 hours of culture, music, film, and art; and from 7pm to 7am, the city stays up reveling. Two metro lines … Continue reading

Chez Georges

Chez Georges

I forget to mention the little things. I make long philosophical posts about the abstract Parisian life then leave my blog silent about daily routines and regular haunts. So my new goal is to write more frequently (yes!) and more directly. Today the topic to unravel is Chez Georges, my favorite! A wine bar in … Continue reading