Category Archives: Paris

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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More Monet

French Word(s) of the Day: juste nos quatre (juice-st no cat-rah)- just us four Sam leads a tour through through Claude Monet’s home in Giverny.  We were in luck; the week we were in France was one of the last … Continue reading

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Montmartre

French Word of the Day: Montmartre (mon-mar-truh)- the area of Paris with Sacre Coeur, Amelie and large amounts of sex shops As you probably know, I went to Paris as a “you made it through chemo!” thing.  I get the … Continue reading

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November, Where Art Thou?

French Word of the Day: disparu (diss-par-ew)- gone, disappeared For those of you who think the title should be “Wherefore art thou” like the line from Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, you’re incorrect.  Wherefore means why.  It’s a common misconception that … Continue reading

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Hasta La Bye Bye and a Merci

French Word of the Day: MERCIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!!! (mare-sea)- thank you (excitedly written) Thank you so much to everyone who donated to the Lupus Walk/ was a part of the Lupus Walk.  You guys, we raised a LOT of money! I was … Continue reading

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