Traveling Beyond the Postcard

Monthly Archives: September 2017

Tuesday 19 Sept 2017 The day was cloudy but did not rain as predicted.  Robin and I had decided that we would visit Giverny (Jee va nyee) today as planned, rain or no rain!  It turned out to be a very nice day.  The garden was fabulous even at this time of year, after the splendor of spring and summer had passed.  Dahlia, cleome, impatiens, tithonia, hydrangea, amaranth, crocus, roses, sunflowers, cosmos,… Read More

My friend Robin and I arrived in Paris Sunday and moved into our temporary home, a flat in the 1st arrondissment.  It is very conveniently located; close to the historic sites, a grocery and a metro stop.  It is an old building, likely circa the late 1800’s and is very cleverly laid out, making efficient use of every space.  Like all of these flats it is on the small side but the… Read More