Stepping over broken cobblestones I made my way to morning’s light wondering how the path of day would stray where I would find myself midway and then if the end -ing would come as surprise or disappointment depending my course over cobblestones, if my ankle twisted or my sole steadied Then above as I downed … Continue reading Stepping Over
This trip has been so much more than a seeing of sights or a collection of ahhhh-ahhhh moments. Those have, of course, popped up as unexpected pleasures, but more this visit really has been a meander, a flaneur through small streets, with stops along the way to sit at a café and sometimes make a … Continue reading Mid thoughts
Today is a visual post … with tremendous historic value. You may want to download the photos because no one will believe you when you tell them Paris was EMPTY today !! Let’s start with a walk toward Notre Dame, past empty cafes and the cavernous (and empty) courtyard in from of the Hotel de Ville … Continue reading Sights and Sounds of Absence
There I was this afternoon, all dressed up and ready to go — eagerly anticipating a Bach concert in an historic Left Bank church… but no Uber in sight … Blame it on my useless phone or the malevolent city system known as Paris Free WIFI. It won’t provide connection without my username and … Continue reading Uber-Lost in the Afternoon
In my last post from Paris, about this time last year, I invited everyone to join my on next trip. Well, here it is a year later, and here am I back again, ready for more wandering, for more wonder. And looking forward to sharing the trip with you. A different kind of a trip … Continue reading Wandering, Wondering
Paris … here I come … again … Why again ? … that’s the question so many friends ask. Why not someplace new ? Maybe because in some strange way, Paris and this trip aren’t about exploring the world, but more about going home. To a place whose streets I know, whose food I savor, … Continue reading Again ?