Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Place Not to Miss… (but we almost did!)

Several year-round Provencals have recommended that we not miss the Fort de Buoux, located only twenty minutes from our little town.  It is a fantastic piece of history – inhabited without lengthy  interruption from prehistoric times until the 17th century, when its destruction was ordered by … Continue reading

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We’ll Always Have Paris

I’ve delayed writing my Paris post because I’ve been struggling to find something clever and original to say about the City of Lights; this has proven an impossible task.  My own intellectual resources a failure, I searched around for some pithy quotes from real writers, … Continue reading

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Paris, Two

Well, I think I went over the wordpress limit in the last post, so I’m going to try to finish up quickly. Anyway, the nave, the gargoyles, the buttresses (picture posted at the end of this entry because I am … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year to one and all …and apologies from a slacking blogger. The holiday ship set sail for Paris on December 11 and has yet to find its home port.  I had thought we were safely … Continue reading

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