Tag Archive: Paris

We’re All Paris, One Wine Cork at a Time

It was Saturday morning, the day I took these pictures. Just like today, and yet not anything like today. My friend and I had stayed out all night in Paris, something we vowed… Continue reading

The DKA, Dominique Ansel Bakery, Manhattan

I’m on a little kouign amann bender right now – a memory bender, that is, since I haven’t had any for a few months. You may recall that I just wrote about the… Continue reading

Caramel Beurre Salé Kouignette, Maison George Larnicol, Paris

The day I discovered Maison George Larnicol was kind of like the food equivalent to the dramatic Lloyd Dobler-In Your Eyes-boombox moment in Say Anything. I was walking along the rue de Rivoli,… Continue reading

And That’s How I Feel About This

For When You Need to Feel Like a Badass

I always say I’m gonna do things on here (anyone remember the big 40 Days of Paris? I made it to Day 4. It was a good thought and then … scene.) but… Continue reading

8 Things I Miss About Paris

It’s been two months and ten days since I returned from Paris (but who’s counting?), and in case you haven’t noticed, other than a few snarky comments about the lackluster quality of American… Continue reading

So I Live in New York Now. There’s That.

Believe me, no one’s more surprised than me. (See: January to April, 2005 and multiple statements that were in the vein of “As god is my fucking witness, I will NEVER live in… Continue reading

Dear Paris,

… and Dear France, Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the amazing year, the incredible new friends, the too-brief dip into your beautiful culture, and for the time of my… Continue reading

Merci and Thank You

Today’s my birthday, and I’m so glad that I’m now old enough to stop pretending like birthdays aren’t a big deal to me. Because they are – birthdays are a huge deal! I… Continue reading

Shocking: The Real Purpose of Your Life

As a person who’s taken almost a year off of the traditional path, sometimes I beat myself up for what I’ve done, especially as I grapple with all the re-entry issues I’m about… Continue reading