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Paris Mish Mash

We took the age old quote, “water water everywhere, but not a drop to drink” and turned it into, “stores and restaurants everywhere, and not a one is open.” This seemed to be the theme of the day, as our free day in Paris happened to fall on a Parisian holiday. 266 more words

Seein' Stuff


She gathers her mother’s dress up over her ankles so she can move without tripping or ripping the hem as she shuffles over to the record player.

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An Anthropological Study of a Contemporary Canadian Wedding Reception

Last Saturday I went to a wedding reception. The couple are friends of Hannah’s, and so it was the first reception I’d ever seen that was being held by peers. 1,721 more words

Today in the Arts: The first public art exhibit

Today in 1667 the first public art exhibit was held at the Palais-Royale, Paris, France. The building is pictured here. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons by Britchi Mirela.

Just For Fun

Time plays games

Thinking I hadn’t posted for a while… And realized tonight I posted on Tuesday and this is only Thursday and that is only 2 days, really. 1,141 more words

Bistronomy: Heimat 75001

Pierre Jancou is back in the game. After Vivant, Racines, La Cremerie and La Bocca, Heimat opens in the sleepy yet swanky coin of Palais Royale. 211 more words


Bon Anniversaire, Printemps!

Paris has three beautiful old department stores- Galeries Lafayette, Le Bon Marche, and Printemps. Printemps and Galeries Lafayette are located next to each other on Boulevard Haussman, very near the Garnier Opera House. 272 more words