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added on 01/02/2010 by: parisimperfect
Writer, dreamer, I moved to France on (no exaggerating) a romantic whim. As you can imagine, a lot can go wrong (and very right!) with such a (non)plan. Here are the (im)perfect stories that result.
 tags: literary, offbeat adventures, paris, quirky, travels

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First WIP Report  Posted on 10/14/2015
“It’s so funny,” my beau said one morning as I was working through a to-do list to launch WIP. “You had this idea and just did it.” Without my usual hand-wringing, he was sweet enough to omit. It’s true....
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Write-in Paris (WIP) !  Posted on 08/12/2015
Closed shops with handwritten notes on their shuttered doors announcing vacation, emptier streets so tempting the urge to walk in the middle of them sometimes overtakes. Cafes are even more relaxed than usual. Linger, linger. But crowds...
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Aeroflorale Flying Greenhouse Machine! (Do you Believe?)  Posted on 07/03/2015
A canicule across France this week with temperatures topping 100 degrees. People may be near hallucinating from the heat, but certainly I did not hallucinate this. Today, I lunched along the Canal de L’ourcq at an impossibly cute...
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Gorgeous Greece  Posted on 06/08/2015
Hi friends, I’m offering a little eye candy to start the week off right. As some of you know, one of my family’s best (newish) traditions is planning reunions in foreign countries. I don’t get back to visit my folks...
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Hot Diggity: Sun Therapy & L’atypique  Posted on 04/20/2015
A surreal Sunday scene: I’m walking down Rue Alexandre Dumas, my familiar street made new when it’s washed in spring’s bright light. I fall behind two young French girls – they couldn’t have been more than 9...
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The Geometry of Love (+ Giveaway!)  Posted on 03/26/2015
Last month the American Library of Paris hosted novelist Jessica Levine and her agent April Eberhardt. They had a spirited and honest discussion about the realities of today’s publishing climate and the relationship between writer...
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Keys to a Beautiful Heart  Posted on 03/20/2015
This week we’ve had sunny days, a spike in pollution (smog swallowed the Eiffel Tower), and today, an uneventful solar eclipse – from here it looked like any other gray Paris sky. It is also the first day of spring. Let us...
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Second Chances  Posted on 03/04/2015
Hello, friends. My, it’s been an interesting year so far and here we are in March. In like a lion! Out like a lamb, we hope. I’d been all prepared for an extra(ordinary) new year, emphasis on finding the joy in daily living,...
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A Week Later: Sorrow and Sparkle  Posted on 01/14/2015
It has been exactly one week since 12 journalists, cartoonists, and police were killed in an attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The 2 following days brought more violence, ending in a dramatic dual hostage situation and 5 more...
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  • CD Rates
    CD Rates 06 February 2010 18:28:18

    Love your blog!

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