Monthly Archives: March 2014

1 walk into Aix, 2 epiphanies


We returned to our apartment in Aix-en-Provence from Paris faced with the usual grave decision of the day: What shall we eat?  So, with cupboard bare, we headed to the smaller daily market at Place Richelme on a Wednesday, when the biggest outdoor markets don’t open. This led to my first epiphany of the day:…

Heading Home to Aix

Even four-legged friends like Milo

Paris has been amazing, a mix of old favorites and new neighborhoods, new museum exhibits, new restaurants, new faces. And, I kid you not, most Parisians seem friendlier than they once did. Maybe it’s because our French is better. Maybe it’s because we’re older. Maybe Parisians are taking to heart admonitions from the government to…