je t’aime paris

You know, I sometimes think, how is anyone ever gonna come up with a book, or a painting, or a symphony, or a sculpture that can compete with a great city. You can’t. Because you look around and every street, every boulevard, is its own special art form and when you think that in the... Continue Reading →

Filling the Emptiness

  “By then I knew that everything good and bad left an emptiness when it stopped. But if it was bad, the emptiness filled up by itself. If it was good you could only fill it by finding something better.”  ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast  

What I learned in Paris

I just returned from an adventure in Paris. For all the details of the trip, please visit my blog at http://www.2sistersinparis.wordpress.com. Love and Peace! Sandy

Two Sisters in Paris

My Return from Paris

Alex and SandyAs I sat on the plane flying home from Paris, I was filled with emotions.  Not just sadness for leaving, happiness for seeing my kids and loved ones, or relief for a comfy bed, but also the continued wonder of life I have experienced from this adventure.

Going to Paris this time was a choice to experience the culture, the food, wine, meet new friends, work, and take photos.  I achieved all of this and more.  From day one, I walked each day exploring sights and sounds and smells of this wonderful city.  From the Boulangerie and it’s fresh pastries waking me up in the mornings with the most amazing smell wafting up through my windows, to the potpourri of perfume

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Inspired by bittersweet memories while driving up Ohio Street through my old stomping grounds on the way to the grocery store.  I was just home from Paris and everything seemed blah compared to the beauty and history I had just experienced.  The juxtaposition of the bane of suburbia and the resplendency of Paris became clear... Continue Reading →

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