• Frenchisms

    The Truth About French Bakeries

    Did you hear about the baguette shortage in France last August? None of it was true. In spite of the hype in the American news media that the French bakers would take the month…

    November 3, 2015
  • Destinations

    The Most Beautiful Villages of France

    I’ve been traveling almost nonstop for the past 7 weeks, first as a Goodbye Tour in the U.S. to visit with my dearest friends and family, and then as a sort of Bonjour Tour…

    August 4, 2015
  • A Life in Paris

    An Unlikely Love Affair

    This photo is of my mother in Paris when she was 17.   I’ve had several love affairs in my life, but this one started very young and is still as hot as ever…

    March 1, 2015