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October 8, 2018

While, I have one foot rooted in reality and I know that Parisians are not any happier than Marylanders, I do think they get a few things right. My other foot is dipping it's toes in the realm of fantasy and "what-ifs." It's a deep well of creativity, though often it l...

July 2, 2018

We returned home last night. The house was nearly 90 degrees and stuffy, but everything was exactly as we left it. I went from room to room, opening windows and letting in the warm, humid summer air. We had hired a cleaning service to scrub down our house top to bottom...

June 6, 2018

Je vais aller à Paris la semaine prochaine.

I have been waiting for this my whole life. When I was about four years old, my favorite playmate was a French boy. We played dolls: Madame et Monsieur et les enfants. Once I found out that this magical, beautiful city called...

March 28, 2018

March is the hardest month for me. It's supposed to be Spring, but the winter always feels endless, even as daffodils peak their yellow heads up through the snow. It's Lent, those long weeks when we mark our foreheads and the foreheads of our children, reminding them t...

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