Images from a Paris Weekend
Bonjour mes amis,
We are greeted this morning with so much bad news from America: COVID increases, Hurricane Ida and the situation in Afghanistan. We pray for all of these tragedies and feel a sense of desperation for those caught in their grip and those who have lost their lives. May God have mercy on our souls. May God bless our leaders, our soldiers, our nurses and doctors. One FB post I saw early this morning said, “Turn off the media and love one another.” That would be my fervent hope for America.
Perhaps we bring a little fresh air with these posts. Speaking of fresh air, it was 54 degrees yesterday morning at daybreak, with a high of 67. Cool, rainy, and driving us to shop for some appropriate clothes to make it through September. Even Bernie has succumbed. Much of what I brought in preparation for a very hot summer has never been worn! Every day I’m saying out loud, “I should have brought this or this or that. Everything I need is at home!”
Our weekend was easy and relaxed, nothing terribly special, but full of fun images which we offer for some stress-free enjoyment. We’ll share some food, restaurants, fashion, street art, flowers, doors, tattoos, and an update on the wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe. If you recall, the artists are Christo and Jeanne-Claude, now both deceased, but whose advocates are completing the project. They were both born on the same day. She died in 2009 and he, in 2020. Bernie is fascinated with it! The wrapping has begun which you can easily see so progress should be swift now.
So that was our weekend. We hope yours was as good as it could be. We hope you remember to turn off the media and love one another!
L & B
August 30, 2021 @ 9:46 am
I love your paisley blazer! It will go with everything and is a wonderful fashion statement. The Sir Winston pub has a wonderful ambience and I hope you let us know how the brunch is when you return. Will the Arc be completed before you leave? It would be a shame if Bernie can’t see the finished work.
August 30, 2021 @ 11:13 am
The Arc is supposed to be complete by end of September, but don’t know exactly what that means. I’m sure it will depend on weather (rain) somewhat but maybe not. Glad you like the blazer.
Monica & Marlyn
August 30, 2021 @ 10:26 am
When I saw the blazer (before I read the caption), I thought, “Oh, Linda should buy that one. It would be perfect for her!” And you did! Great work.
Need to keep an eye on the media, but we’re trying hard to “love one another.”
August 30, 2021 @ 11:10 am
I knew you would like the blazer!
August 30, 2021 @ 1:51 pm
The perfect escape this morning. A feast for the eyes. Thank you! Your new blazer is perfect for you. Love it.
August 30, 2021 @ 2:08 pm
Monica & Marlyn
August 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
It’s so YOU! Beautiful, classy, classic and bright.
August 30, 2021 @ 7:14 pm
August 30, 2021 @ 10:20 pm
Just heard that the EU will ban US citizens from traveling anywhere in the EU starting next week. Have you heard that??
August 31, 2021 @ 4:45 am
Yes, it’s all over the news here.
August 31, 2021 @ 7:31 pm
Love your new little jacket! And as always, also loved the stroll and window shopping.