Trip Report: Uncategorized

Whenever  I’m in a hurry it feels like the rest of the world is stuck in mud. We had one day left and I needed to visit Siena and no one (as in Aaron) noticed my urgency.  We woke up to more dense fog and decided to wait for it to dissipate. And we waited….and […]

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Our week in Paris with three children was a whirlwind. While I cull through my 1500+ pictures and pages of journal entries, gearing up to write another trip report, here’s a quick photo gallery of Paris in autumn. It’s well known that Paris is beautiful in spring. But I never considered the color that would […]

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Running in Luxembourg Gardens

She spent the morning holding my hand…

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Rainy Paris skyline from the Pompidou

I’ve spent these last few weeks visiting my Mom in the hospital, and taking care of her after her release. The accumulated stress, worry, and exhaustion it caused suffocated my urge to write. I haven’t looked at my blog in weeks. The idea of writing about the Pompidou Center and its naked lady-parts (my next […]

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Sacre Coeur

  It was our last day in Paris. We spent the morning where we began our trip only eight days before, in the Tuileries Garden. We lounged in the green chairs that circle the fountain, watching workers dismantle the outdoor art sculpture exhibit they erected the morning we arrived. But lounging is for people who […]

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Eiffel Tower at Night

  It was twilight. We were cozy in our apartment after spending our last day in Paris visiting Sacre Coeur. As I began packing our bags, a feeling nagged at me, as if we forgot to do something, but I couldn’t figure out what. Then it hit me – we never saw the Eiffel Tower […]

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