(music for listening!)
Hello, dear friends! It’s about 55 degrees here with sunshine….I should be outside, but after a busy weekend and busy morning I am perfectly content to be in comfy clothes (baggy sweater, yoga pants, socks), inside my cozy living room, with curled up sleeping cats on the couch with me. It’s quiet! Sarah is napping.
I had a nice chat with my brother Dave this afternoon. He and his wife Maria recently returned from two weeks in Paris. He had promised to share pictures with me and he’s already sent me over one hundred digital photos….I looked at them all several times….feeling sort of, envious, but mostly heart-happy to have world travelers in the family. Can a mom of seven be a world traveler at this point? No. But I can live vicariously through Dave and Maria. They had such a good time, I love the photos, and Dave said I could share them here with you. Enjoy!
Notre Dame Cathedral
The Louvre Palace and the Pyramid
He said the Mona Lisa is still attracting people like a rock star. They got up to it, took a couple quick pictures and then continued on…….
Catacombs of Paris, very sad place indeed.
the majestic Versailles::
Marie Antoinette’s bedroom:
my personal favorite picture of Dave:
and favorite picture of Maria:
The Sarcophagus of Napoleon Bonaparte::
Rodin Museum; The Thinker Statue
The Thinker statue
more wonderful art
onion soup! Dave said he had it (his favorite) about 6 times…..delicious, outside by the street, with a bottle of wine in an ice bucket and his beautiful wife, how can life get better in a moment like this?
black cat in a cemetery
Thanks to all the miles and miles of walking he said he didn’t gain any weight even with so many Paris treats.
(this is where I was envious)…..fabulous bookstore “Shakespeare and Company” !!!!! ^^
Tomorrow I will share their pictures from Belgium. xo
PLEASE FORGIVE any errors in this post, I am not a *City of Paris expert* and I quickly googled information to go with Dave’s fabulous photography.
Have you been to Paris?
PS. Thia, I wrote you back (and mailed) today!
and, Joanne, I received your letter! thank you!