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Gigantic Chocolate Cat…and other pictures from Paris.

This is the third post dedicated to the 1,100+ photographs I took in Paris back at the beginning of October.  Whereas the first and the second posts featured some of the city’s famous tourist locations, this one mostly deals with … Continue reading

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SIBR: A Monthly Column (10/14)

The Paying Guests–Sarah Waters The Paying Guests is a book about a mother and daughter who come out of World War I so close to financial ruin that they’re forced to rent out portions of their elegant London home to … Continue reading

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I guess I’ll give out some candy this year.

It’s been four or five years since I’ve participated in my neighborhood’s Halloween activities.  In recent years I’ve parked my car in the garage, turned off the porchlight, and hidden in one of the back rooms with the shades drawn. … Continue reading

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What’s in the box?!

It’s a mystery.

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With an S…like the poet.

I am happy to report that after many years of waiting, I am finally about to watch the first episode of Spenser: For Hire on DVD.  Yes, long after inferior shows from the same time period–Hunter, The Equalizer, etc.–have had their complete … Continue reading

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A red ink view from the window at 26, Rue des Rosiers

I included the roof cat, but left out the woman who paraded around topless in that upper floor bathroom across the street.  Both were magical Parisian sights that I’ll always remember, but it’s much easier for me to draw a … Continue reading

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A Farther-out Look at the Sights of Paris

It occurred to me about a day too late that I should’ve set up my previous post differently.  A click on any of the small close-up photographs should’ve opened a different, more traditional shot of each of the sights instead … Continue reading

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A Close-up Look at the Sights of Paris

(Hover your mouse over the photos to reveal the location names.)

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Sailor Babeaux and his friends enjoy some tasty French treats at the airport!

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Today we visited the Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, the largest and most beautiful cemetery in Paris.  When I first visited the city nineteen years ago, I was mostly interested in tracking down the grave of Jim Morrison.  This time around, I … Continue reading

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