Monthly Archives: July 2016

Poulet Rôti

Some of you know that one of my favorite things to do on a Sunday is buy a roast chicken at the market stall and nibble away as I debone the meat and sneak a piece of crispy burnished skin … Continue reading

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My Daily Walk

My eightish daily morning walk in “my backyard” is about 5,000 steps if I loop around every path. There are a few bikers, joggers, power walkers, walkers like me, dogs straining on leashes, and many geese, ducks, and pigeons and … Continue reading

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OK Cupid

An acquaintance of mine is having the time of her life meeting men through the dating site OK Cupid. Stephan, Dominique, Marc…she is dining and dancing her way through Bordeaux and beyond. She suggested I do the same so just … Continue reading

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Another Tasting Menu

This time the restaurant was L’Oiseau Bleu and I will try to do last night’s epicurean experience justice. R and T and I began the evening with champagne and prosciutto wrapped garlic and herbs spreadable cheese at my place. Then, … Continue reading

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“Great Scott”

For anyone growing up watching Dennis the Menace on tv, you’re familiar with Mr. Wilson’s favorite saying whenever Dennis was into mischief…which was all the time! These words had another meaning about 26 years ago…when we didn’t know the name … Continue reading

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You Do Not Know

Yesterday was Bastille Day, France’s national holiday celebrating liberty, equality, and fraternity. Much like America’s 4th of July, people picnic and host outdoor activities and watch fireworks at the end of the day. I was one of the thousands of … Continue reading

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Backing Up the Calendar

T and I saw Paris at the height, literally, of the flooding of the Seine. We stayed in the neighborhood Le Marais, which is filled with shops and restaurants and the history of the Jewish Quarter. There’s an active and … Continue reading

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Different Perspectives

I understand this is way more exciting for me than you. Yesterday I found a store which sells bras and panties in my size, shape, and fabric and they’re not 100€ or more! Hallelujah! (p.s. this is a really big … Continue reading

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