Getting Yin to the Yang

Last day in Paris. We were museumed out. So much to see is a problem—you can’t appreciate the yang when there’s no yin. Yin in this case being space, a chance to slow down and reflect. But we didn’t let that stop us—who knew when we’d get another chance? Off to the Musee D’Orsay where we went for… Continue reading Getting Yin to the Yang

Save Our Soles—Thankful for the Subway

For our third full day in Paris, Saturday July 2nd, we visited the Montmartre area. Our feet told us to take the subway and we listened, even though we hated to miss out on the scenery en route. Having heard it was an artsy area, we were surprised to be greeted by a slew of… Continue reading Save Our Soles—Thankful for the Subway

Your Feet Will Hurt Just Reading This

June 30th – our first full day in Paris! The kids slept, I planned the day, and Michael ventured out for essentials. He returned with supermarket bread, jam and wine. To express our gratitude we whined – where was the bread from a boulanger, and what about butter and milk, and you call wine an essential? –… Continue reading Your Feet Will Hurt Just Reading This

Alive and Adapting

Touchdown Paris, France. Finally. Unharmed. Grateful. The airport was an ideal introduction to how visually stunning Paris would be. It was as if we were being transported between levels of a structure in space. My bible, the King TripAdvisor version, proved to be a wee bit suspect. After loading our bags into the taxi, we found our driver… Continue reading Alive and Adapting