Monthly Archives: May 2010

Monet’s Garden at Giverny

My artist friend Galia raved about Monet’s Garden when she visited it several years ago, so I organized my small group to go on the train from Paris this morning.  It was FABULOUS. I have only ever gotten ENOUGH flowers … Continue reading

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Rainy Paris Night

We had a wonderful walk in the rain in Paris after dinner on Thursday night.  I was fascinated by the reflection of lights on the streets and in the river.

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Tempo in Paris

My friend Liz sent this today:  It’s the birthday of Alan Hollinghurst, a writer who said, “The great wisdom for writers, perhaps for everybody, is to come to understand to be at one with their own tempo.”  Happy Birthday, Alan … Continue reading

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Another Morning in Paris

I woke up very early again (a hazard of European travel) and went out for a walk at sunrise. So, you get Notre Dame just after sunrise, reflections in the Seine, my fascination with bridges, and perfect (half-eaten) breakfast at … Continue reading

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Eating Italian in Paris

I’m stuck for a few hours waiting for my baggage to arrive. We went out for a quick supper and what we could find nearby was a very nice Italian restaurant. Since I am vegetarian, I ate a nice antipasto … Continue reading

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Monday Paris

Arrived in Paris exhausted on Sunday afternoon. British Air left my luggage in London, but I have my camera & computer. Slept well.  Woke up very early, so went out to walk the city at sunrise. The gate to the … Continue reading

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NC Council of Churches 75th

I attended the 75th Anniversary Celebration for the NC Council of Churches this week.  It was wonderful to see friends who have worked on justice issues for so many year.  Here are a few pictures from the event. In the … Continue reading

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