Category Archives: France

Monday, Monday in our World

http://dnasab.net/video_sculpture/ We checked out of the Presidential Inn at Andrews Air Force Base and headed for BWI.  Last night they were forecasting snow, but we awoke to heavy rain.  The arrived at BWI at about 0930, parked the car in the … Continue reading

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The Rhine and Mosel River – Photos courtesy of Julian Griffin

http://thebeginningfarmer.com/150/ The following Slide show is courtesy of Julian Griffin. There are about 1,034 photos and to watch the whole show will take about an hour and a half (1.31.38 to be exact) so sit back and enjoy the Rhine and … Continue reading

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Train Ride Through the Country

After squaring the apartment away and packing up a lunch for the train, we checked out of our Paris apartment. Mike had purchased a baguette from Maison Collet this morning, so he took left over rotisserie chicken, sliced tomato, and … Continue reading

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Visit Sainte Chapelle On A Sunny Day

Mike woke early to send an e-mail about a room in Germany for tomorrow night. I pulled out the clothes I would wear today and traveling tomorrow and decided to try to pack everything else. I was sure I was … Continue reading

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Mike’s Macron Class

Well it Tuesday (March 6th, 2012) and time for another cooking class this one on French Macarons. First a bit of History. The Macaron cookie was born in Italy, introduced by the chef of Catherine de Medicis in 1533 at … Continue reading

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Missed us?

I’m sure you have been wondering where we have been, well at least we would like to think so. The long and the short of it is that we were actually and earnestly apartment shopping.  Without going into the the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Supplies and Cooking in Paris

Each time we come to Paris we visit the kitchen suppliers who are huddled in the Las Halles area of Paris.  Le Halles used to be the “Belly of Paris” a term made famous by Emile Lola in his book … Continue reading

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Lunch with Bruce and Tom

Mike had arranged a call with an international financing firm in the morning, but the call never materialized, so we set off to meet Bruce and Tom at Gare de l’Est.  They had arrived yesterday afternoon at Ramstein and were … Continue reading

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First Sunday: Louvre is FREE

Our morning started out a very predictable visit to the Sunday Boulevard Grenelle market, at least for us. Held every Wednesday and Sunday, this market under the elevated tracks of the Metro between stops La Motte Picquet and Bir Hakeim … Continue reading

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Just what is a Salon de l’Agriculture?

Thursday, March 1, was a pretty full day and I never got around to documenting what we did. When last we dined at Hugo’s, he mentioned we should check out the agriculture show taking place at Paris Expo Porte de … Continue reading

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