I Want to be Near You Always

I Want to be Near You Always

Story time.  This is a tribute to my Albanian boyfriend, Alexamder, who I met in Greece.  We’re all laying on the black sand beach in Santorini.  Just laying and sighing and getting sun.  Our four sun chairs are spread out pretty far apart because we were all trying to get in the sun, and the … Continue reading

Blue, blue, & blue: Greek Island Bliss

Blue, blue, & blue: Greek Island Bliss

Greece did not disappoint. I decided this will be my apartment.  You are welcome to come visit anytime!  The address is Tiny blue window by corner flower pot, 1,000 Foot Cliff, Oia, Santorini, Greece. But let’s begin on the plane. Please use Exit A if you want a raft to avoid drowning, or Exit B … Continue reading

The Way to a Girl’s Heart

The Way to a Girl’s Heart

Through her stomach! That’s the saying right?  Girl…man…turns out it’s a universal sentiment, and in the case of Chez l’Ami Jean, even with bad behavior, you can do no wrong.  That’s right.  We’re returning to my favorite restaurant.  And even for me, a record was set this time – 2 times in a week!  Best, … Continue reading

Snapshots: 4.30-5.06

Snapshots: 4.30-5.06

First of all, just want to say thanks for all the shout-outs and emails and such in response to my beckoning forth in the darkness to know if my friends are still there.  You are, in fact, there, and my heart is WARMED by it!!  WARMED I say!  Seriously, I love it, it makes me … Continue reading

Heart-to-Heart

Heart-to-Heart

The blog thing is weird.  The whole point is to feel like I’m still connected, that people know what’s going on in my life, and I’m not just secluded across the ocean with no regular contact with anyone.  But can we just have a quick heart-to-heart on this?  It is just a one-way conversation, talking … Continue reading

Snapshots: 4.23-29

Snapshots: 4.23-29

Monday Blown over bike.  Continuing the theme of cold and windy. Tuesday Bah.  Wednesday Riding through pink! Thursday It actually started raining on us as we were waiting to go up the stairs onto the plane. As if I weren’t ready enough to escape the cold and gray. Adios Paris! …and hola to my new … Continue reading

Snapshots: 4.16-4.22

Snapshots: 4.16-4.22

Monday 4.16 Simon has never looked so manly, driving off on his Harley with a tiny dainty jewelry bag.  Ta-ta!  (And congrats!!) Trying to gently break into Patrick Roger praline egg #2.  There’s no way to describe the anticipation of trying to gently rip into this thing. Although Jillian is doing a pretty good job … Continue reading

Snapshots 4.09-15

Snapshots 4.09-15

Monday Nothing like a little cemetery research for our new skip-the-line Catacombs tour. How cool is that blue?? Thanks to today’s recon mission, we now start in Montparnasse Cemetery before going underground. Tuesday Horse loves eggs.  Happy Easter, Horse! Patrick Roger, a big time chocolatier, takes real eggs, fills them with a soft chocolate shell, … Continue reading