Monthly Archives: November 2013

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

“What tha…why is there a potato on that tombstone,” I turn, looking at MB questioningly.  We are on a tour of Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris. “Quoi,” he asks, looking towards the grave, apparently he doesn’t know why either. “Ah,” … Continue reading

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Repost: In Remembrance

This is a repost of a previous Veteran’s Day blog. I am three years old.  We are careening around a twisty, two-laned mountain highway in eastern Tennessee.  My Mother is white-knuckling the arm rest and looking at her two little … Continue reading

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When You Have Paris

There is never any ending to Paris and the memory of each person who has lived in it differs from that of any other. We always returned to it no matter who we were or how it was changed or … Continue reading

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