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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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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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(Extra)Ordinary New Year  Posted on 12/31/2014
After the warmest year on record in France, a cold front has moved in. My apartment relies on individual electric heat – piddly little units to warm each room. Penny pincher that I am, I rotate: turning the one on in the living room...
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(Extra)Ordinary New Year  Posted on 12/31/2014
After the warmest year on record in France, a cold front has moved in. My apartment relies on individual electric heat – piddly little units to warm each room. Penny pincher that I am, I rotate: turning the one on in the living room...
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Paris Street Art Tour + Happy Holidays  Posted on 12/22/2014
For the past six and a half years, I’ve lived on the border of the 11th and the 20th arrondissements. I’ve long known that these 2 districts have the highest concentration of street art in Paris. But my specific neighborhood...
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Paris Street Art Tour + Happy Holidays  Posted on 12/22/2014
For the past six and a half years, I’ve lived on the border of the 11th and the 20th arrondissements. I’ve long known that these 2 districts have the highest concentration of street art in Paris. But my specific neighborhood...
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Paris to Ferguson Protest at Trocadero  Posted on 12/09/2014
As photographers, tourists and anyone else wanting to see the Iron Lady in all her glory know, Trocadero offers Paris’ best viewing spot of the Eiffel Tower. Trocadero is also site of the Palais de Chaillot where in December 1948,...
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Paris to Ferguson Protest at Trocadero  Posted on 12/09/2014
As photographers, tourists and anyone else wanting to see the Iron Lady in all her glory know, Trocadero offers Paris’ best viewing spot of the Eiffel Tower. Trocadero is also site of the Palais de Chaillot where in December 1948,...
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Thanksgiving Love and Tears  Posted on 12/01/2014
Since living in France, Thanksgiving has always been an improvised affair. Some years I’ve gathered in the apartments of friends who are much braver than me – they hunt down the obscure cranberry, shove large turkeys into tiny...
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Thanksgiving Love and Tears  Posted on 12/01/2014
Since living in France, Thanksgiving has always been an improvised affair. Some years I’ve gathered in the apartments of friends who are much braver than me – they hunt down the obscure cranberry, shove large turkeys into tiny...
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Birthday Time (and the best gift from you)  Posted on 11/04/2014
Happy midterm elections, USA! Ahem. Yeah. Doesn’t the world feel in such a sorry state these days? You’ll forgive me if I’m focused more on the personal than the political today. Because…it’s BIRTHDAY TIME!...
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  • CD Rates
    CD Rates 06 February 2010 18:28:18

    Love your blog!

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