Lately it’s been rainy and cold here, so we had this great idea – let’s go to the Louvre. We signed up for a guided tour offered by Paris Walks and saw a lot in two and a half hours, plus we hung around for another couple hours after the tour to expand our horizons. […]
Archives for May 2013
The Canal du Midi!
Last week we had the pleasure of joining friends from Poulsbo, Karl and Kelly Hadley, Jim and Sharon Moore and the former Rotary exchange student Flora Midiou and her boyfriend Julien Plubel on a wonderful barge trip on the Canal du Midi in Southern France. Now I better understand the song from Camelot, “It’s May, […]
Le 6 Paul Bert-Hugh’s Birthday Dinner!
I subscribe to a blog written by David Lebovitz, chef and author of The Sweet Life in Paris. Because of David’s review of a new Paris restaurant, Le 6 Paul Bert, Hugh and I celebrated Hugh’s 62nd birthday there. Owner, Bertrand Auboyneau also owns another bistro, also called Le Paul Bert and a fish house, […]
May Day – Labor Day in France
This morning we are on our way to our usual mid week visit to the gym when – they are closed! Why would that be? They’re selling some kind of flowers on every street corner – what are they and why? After I went for a compensatory run along the Seine, I came home to […]