Tag Archives: Paris

Behind the Green Gate


June 12:  Gaining the access code to the green gate is the first step to joining Jim Haynes for one of his famous Sunday night dinners.  There are lots of things to do in Paris, but Jim’s soirees are a “must do” … Continue reading

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Street Scenes


June 2: This blog is for our friends and family who miss Paris. Nothing really to say, just photos of street scenes I’ve taken. Places you’ve seen (or not) and the memories they evoke. You have to fill in your … Continue reading

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The Bulldog and the Beagle


May 21: Paris is really a bunch of small towns rolled into one name. Each arrondissement has its own flavor. Since we first started coming here, we have oriented to the 7th and that is where we are now, on … Continue reading

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Umbrella Etiquette


July 13: Paris has rain. Even if you haven’t been to Paris you know that, but if you have been to Paris for any length of time, not just in April, you will have encountered the umbrella- make that parapluie- … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction


July 10: For those who have read The Long Road to Paris, know that “Stewball”, the 1967 VW Bettle featured in the novel contains “radical technology- technology so revolutionary that oil-exporting counties, including Russia, want every trace of it destroyed, and China, lacking … Continue reading

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Who said the French don’t have a sense of humor!


July 9: Sometimes photos speak for themselves. Parking is such a problem in Paris.  Dogs are allowed in cafes because they behave better than children (at least before the wine.) More from Paris, Jan More from Paris, Jan

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Cafe society, alive and well in Paris


July 1: Sunday morning. As we sat at outside at our favorite cafe, fellow aspiring writers happened by and joined us for discussion of the Paris Writer’s Workshop that finished up on Friday evening.  I’d like to think that in … Continue reading

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Next Adventure: Paris


June 17: We are done with the car rally postings for a while. I will follow-up with more pictures of that adventure in the near future (there is a lot more to tell!),  but right now we are planning our trip … Continue reading

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Overcoming post-holiday blahs


Dec. 31: Travel. OK, I realize that’s my solution to almost anything, but Jan gets to travel. She’s going to Charlotte (NC) for four days of professional meetings and I was envious. So, I will go to Paris (France) for the … Continue reading

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And Now in the Center Ring….


Dec. 17: We will be presenting parts of The Long Road to Paris in Bluffton, South Carolina on Jan. 19 at the Performing Arts Center.  Since it is “performing arts”, we have decided to present part of chapter 1 as … Continue reading

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