Tag: Paris

fashion

Paris Etc… What They Wore, What I Wore

I’ve been shopping. Quelle surprise! In Ottawa. Which probably seems funny since I just came home from a month in France. Actually, I rarely shop for clothes when we travel. One reason is that I always have a wish list for any …

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travel

Adventures and Misadventures in Paris

We’ve been in France for a week now …well, almost. We landed one week ago tomorrow morning. And our flight over was a sleepless, and uncomfortable night. I used to be able to sleep on a plane, not anymore. Somewhere …

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fashion

And Aw-ay We Go… Count Down to Paris

In two days we leave on our long awaited trip to France. Two years late…but hey…who’s counting. We’re going, at last. Today I finalized my trip wardrobe. Tried on a few more things, added a pair of walking shorts, took out …

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fashion

Not Ready For Paris… Why I’m Stressed About What to Wear

We leave for our long awaited, many times postponed trip to France in three weeks. France. For a month. In the spring. Sublime. We’ll probably miss the cherry trees in bloom. But it will still be France. Arras, Avignon, Provence, the …

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life

Vintage Dreams

I finally finished reading Donna Tartt’s stunning (and hefty) novel The Goldfinch. I had it signed out of the library for two weeks only and, at over 700 pages, reading that sucker took every spare minute I could find of …

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books

Paris Dreaming

The view from my window these past three days has varied, to say the least. From brown grass and ice-covered river, to sideways snowfall, to nothing while the freezing rain pelted my window and obscured the view altogether, and finally to a limp, …

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