Mireille on Via del Corso

January 6, 2022


A few days before Christmas I was sitting in a funky hair salon I fancy on the Via dei Coronari …

January 13, 2021

Bonjour, Bonne Année!

We like to “count our blessing instead of sheep” this time of year, and we all are blessed in some …

Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris

January 9, 2020


Musing at this time of year, I am most reminded of how change is inevitable and life is such an …

April 16, 2019

On Notre-Dame

Remarkably, just last week I was inside the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Our visit will now serve as a momento mori.

Avenue des Champs-Elysées, Noël

January 4, 2019

Vagabond Wishes 2019 

We’ve been playing at being vagabonds, turning some of our minor setbacks into opportunities.

December 8, 2016

My New York

Many friends, American and European, who are visiting the Big Apple during the holiday season ask for recommendations. As this …