Archive | August, 2012

Taking a risk: Gorges du Verdon

D turned to me and said, “I will if you will.” I knew he was kidding and he knew my answer would be negative. We stood there watching these young risk takers fill out forms and put on their harnesses and I wondered why on earth would you willingly throw yourself off a bridge, in […]

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Good times in Baden-Baden

D and I were recently told that there isn’t anything to see or do in Baden-Baden.  After less than 24 hours here we can’t confirm the accuracy of that statement.  Besides, what does that even mean? There’s always something to do wherever you go; it’s just whether or not that something is for you. If […]

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Ham it up

Sometimes what you really need is ham.  And I mean really good ham.  On a recent trip to Paris D and I did just that: we had ham for dinner. We left our hotel one evening unsure about where to go for dinner.  We were in Paris so we weren’t lacking in the choice department. […]

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Authentic style

It was on a recent trip downtown to run errands that I discovered Déco Authentique.  I oohed and ahhed outside the shop and brought new meaning to lèche-vitrine.  The pull from Déco Authentique was irresistible so I yielded, dragging D by the hand into the store. I immediately fell in love with the antique cinema […]

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