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My heart breaks for Paris…

I have been to Notre Dame a few times. I have been there with both my daughters, but not on the same trip. I was there with my mom and Mollie, just a few years ago. Yeah, the people of … Continue reading

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The day that Europe kicked my ass… part 6… (or); seeing Art in the world around you…

When you see the world through the eyes of an artist, you will spot art all around you… We came around the back side of Notre Dame, and I spotted this lovely bride having some wedding photos taken by the … Continue reading

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The day that Europe kicked my ass… part 5…

Well, here we are outside Notre Dame once more… away from the incense smoke… so let’s take a walk around this lovely building, shall we? So far, I am still in pretty good shape. Yes, we climbed all over the … Continue reading

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The day that Europe kicked my ass… part 4…

Well, that is enough of standing on the doorstep of Notre Dame… let’s go in and have a look around, shall we… wait… are you staring at my uneven nostrils again? Cheeky monkey! Now that is an impressive use of overhead space. … Continue reading

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The day that Europe kicked my ass… part 3… (or); The 1,500 year-long contest to see who could build the fanciest church…

After our epic adventure on the Eiffel Tower, we strolled over to see this place… You might recognize it… it is a church that is famous both for its architectural beauty and its equal-opportunity, nondiscriminatory bell-ringer hiring practices. The countries of … Continue reading

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Rollin’ on the river… (5 bonus points if you sang that in a really low voice)…

Remember, kids, whenever you can get on a boat, get on a boat… especially when you are on vacation. It will put that smug smile on your face. We finished off our first day in Paris by taking a cruise … Continue reading

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