Category Archives: Paris

Dancing

It was 1926 and in Paris the autumn leaves were falling. For our weekend rendezvous, Hugh and I went to the Folies Bergère to see Josephine Baker dancing in her banana skirt. While she was naughtily dancing with her shadow, … Continue reading

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Ruptures

On June 8, 1783, Iceland’s Laki Volcano erupted. For eight months, the volcano spewed lava and poisonous gases devastating the local agriculture. As a result, nearly one fourth of the island’s population died from hunger. Not content with the damage … Continue reading

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Victorine Meurent’s Black Ribbon

Olympia’s Gaze   (to be continued…from STORYBOOK © that begins HERE) -30- Related: The Gaze of Victorine Meurent

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Storytellers

(to be continued…from STORYBOOK ©) -30- Related: Verano Monumental Cemetery grave of Natalia Ginsburg and Leone Ginsburg

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Tossed but not Sinking

The collapse of a spire has made me change my plans for this morning. There are tons of chores on my To Do list but Notre Dame has changed all of that. Life without beauty is merely existence. And even … Continue reading

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