Category Archives: Art

April Fools an Hour and Some Odd Minutes Early

French Word(s) of the Day: imbéciles d’avril (awm-bay-seal dav-real)- April Fools April Fools Day is not my thing.  I’m not good at thinking up pranks that aren’t illegal.  And if they were legal, I’m afraid to do them to someone … Continue reading

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Love the Louvre

French Word of the Day: fatigue (fah-tea-gay)- tired I hope you all had a great Valentine’s Day.  I spent mine filing my taxes. (I can hear you all swooning at how romantic that is.)  It was true romance between Uncle … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Dead People

French Word(s) of the Day: pierre tombale (pee-air tum-ball)- tombstone Strangely enough, we spent a lot of time in cemeteries checking out the gravestones. People would flock to Oscar Wilde’s grave to kiss it (while wearing lipstick so it would … Continue reading

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My Main Man, Monet

French Word(s) of the Day: les nymphéas (lay nym-fay-ah)- the waterlilies My friend, Jenna, is currently a student at the Art Institute of Chicago which means she can get me into the museum for free.  As many of you know, … Continue reading

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