Robert Doisneau Exhibit

Truth: back in college, I was the girl who shelled out $9.99 at Pier 1 to deck out her side of the dorm room out with this famous Robert Doisneau photograph, Kiss by… Continue reading

The Having of Le Sex

Somewhere along the way, I dismissed the notion (which I learned from Pepé Le Pew) that French people are more amorous than others because, hey, we all like a good kiss and a… Continue reading

Me: 2, France: 1.5

As anyone who’s ever tried to get anything done in France knows, you can’t really count on anything getting done until your third time through. I know that. I knew that yesterday. And… Continue reading

Me:1, France: 0

Today was a big day: I opened a French bank account. Oh, I know it doesn’t sound like much to you – you with your iPhone, and your monthly MUNI/Metro card, and your… Continue reading

Boulevard Saint Germain


Dinner: I Heart Paris


Half Bottles: Thank You, France

The Hunger Games, Paris Style

Here’s a little fact about France: on a regular Sunday, a lot of things are closed. Here’s another fact: a lot more things are closed on Easter Sunday. Combine those factoids with me… Continue reading

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And So It Begins

Did I tell you? I LIVE IN PARIS! (See previous post and about 211 previous FB posts.) My first 12 hours in Paris have not disappointed, but considering I’m operating on almost zero… Continue reading