Tag Archives: Paris

Live in the World of Creativity

In college my heart’s desire was to major in English and live as a writer in a garret in Paris. Being of a practical nature and not just a romantic dreamer I ended up majoring in Business Marketing…but my concession … Continue reading

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The Appeal of Jazz and Impressionism

“The appeal of jazz in France…is the exact equivalent of the American appreciation of Impressionism…Jazz, like Impressionism, gives dignity to comfort.  Resting in an apparently artless myth of bourgeois pleasure–Gershwin & Kern melodies play the same role for the great … Continue reading

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Eiffel Tower at Dusk from Montmartre

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L’Objet qui Parle- the most whimsical Vintage Shop in Paris

One of the things I love most about Paris is how you can wander down any street and find an enchanting shop…they are everywhere.  On our last day in Paris we were strolling around Montmartre, and we had finished our … Continue reading

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Violet Writes about Living in Paris, 1904

“This is far & away the most beautiful town I’ve ever seen.  I love the great open places (like Place de la Concorde) surrounded by fine buildings & monuments & flooded by light & air & sun.  The long look … Continue reading

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Vintage French Postcard- Paris Opera House

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time for a cigarette, fabric district, Montmartre Paris

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