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time for a cigarette, fabric district, Montmartre Paris

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Street Lamp beside Notre Dame, Paris

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View from Hotel Sacre-Coeur in Paris

There’s never been a bad view from a hotel in Paris!

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The Magic of La Tour Eiffel

The Eiffel Tower is one of the great iconic symbols of the world…it is so hard to believe that city officials planned to tear it down in a few years, after it was built in 1889 for the World’s Fair.  … Continue reading

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Shopping Rue Cler…..the very french way to eat in Paris

One of the things we learned our very first trip to Paris was that french people typically buy their food every day for that day’s meals.  They have very small refrigerators since they don’t stockpile food the way we Americans … Continue reading

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Paris—a tale of two cathedrals

Greetings from Paris…it’s our first day here and we chose to take it easy since the travel has exhausted us.  We explored Montmartre and Notre Dame and it was interesting to contrast the two cathedrals, Notre Dame and Sacre Coeur.  … Continue reading

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From Paris to Portland Oregon: the fashion journey of a scarf

It takes five years for a new fashion item to go from the streets of Paris to the streets of Portland Oregon.  That’s what I was told at the Atlanta Gift Market this January.  And sure enough, I can vouch … Continue reading

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