Speaking of Photoshoots…

Facebook reminded me that this was my cover photo four years ago today. Some facts about this shot: 1. It was part of a professional photoshoot we did while on our amazing girls’ trip to Paris. 2. That trip was four years ago in February. 3. It was freezing cold. 4. I’m not exaggerating. 5. [...]

Meanwhile, in Paris: To All the Crêpes I’ve Loved Before…

...bow before your benevolent mistress. It was inevitable that I, a faithful lover of crêpes since my aunt introduced me to them when I was about six years old, would enjoy one of my favorite desserts in the country of its birth. I ate it in seconds, pausing only for one of my girls to snap [...]

Meanwhile, in Paris…Round-Up #3 (Drama at Versailles!)

What drama, you ask? Nothing. But while touring the majestic palace one morning during our trip, I gazed at the staircase shown below... ...and imagined an opulently dressed daughter of a marquis fleeing down the stairs in order to avoid meeting the ancient, pockmarked duke her parents had betrothed her to. I saw the fear and panic [...]