Time traveling impressionist painting

Pirate crashing & time travel

A late-night conversation with Richard. ME: Dude, I just entered us to win tickets to an event called Riviera Regatta this weekend for Bastille Day. Just listen to this description: Join us … Continue Reading →


Paris day trips

So, you’ve seen what Paris has to offer. If you’re my hairdresser, you’re yawning. You’re bored. You’re so over it. Another delicious crepe with a perfectly-made espresso at a charming … Continue Reading →


Chimera on Notre Dame

Paris expedition

That whole ending with StefCory has gotten me depressed, so I’m going to go back to Paris. In my blog at least. This might not be that entertaining, so you … Continue Reading →


Living room in Paris

How to win at traveling: accommodations edition

I like to think I’m pretty good at planning trips. Spreadsheets, Google maps, itineraries, PowerPoints–you name it, I’m all over it. I mean, I successfully coordinated 14 people into a … Continue Reading →


Chateau d'Amboise

Castles ‘n stuff

That conversation about Paris with my stylist made me think I should try wrapping up my France trip recounting. It’s only been…6 months now. When last we left our intrepid … Continue Reading →


Most adorable house ever

And then I died somehow

So…we’re driving Picassotron through most of France, and to get to our next destination: Le Beguinage bed-and-breakfast in Cours-Cheverny, Loir-et-Cher, France. Home of the hyphens. Let me paint you a … Continue Reading →


My favorite principality

I decided I need to finish chronicling my France adventure before I wipe all memories of 2010 from my brain on New Year’s Eve. That’s a good excuse for drinking … Continue Reading →


Nice to see you again

At the young age of 22, my suitemate and I made a pact: if, at the age of 40, we are both still single–let us move to Paris. Because, we … Continue Reading →


C’est impossible!

Ok, the trip. Peppered with some French in that annoying way where the word is simply italicized to let you know it’s not English (in case you couldn’t tell…), without … Continue Reading →


Nonagon of love

Please excuse the self-indulgence, but I’m going to chronicle my recent trip through France here so I can remember it. I very optimistically brought a small notebook in the hopes … Continue Reading →