Month: May 2010

Update: Brussels

Update: Brussels

May 20, 2010 Lots of cold and rainy weather as I travel. It’s been hard to coordinate time to write here with the appearance of trustworthy wifi. But here I am—in Brussels, Belgium. This is a city balanced somewhere between old and new, striving to 

My truth about Paris

My truth about Paris

  May 11, 2010 Dear Reader, I have been dragging my heels about writing here of Paris. Why? Because, quite frankly, my experience did not live up to the myth I was seeking: Ah . . . Paris in spring . . . . The 

The things we carry . . .

The things we carry . . .

May 6, 2010 I am in Paris. My first evening here I washed some clothing in the bathroom sink; it was time. I’d been holding out on a pair of silk pajamas. It’s true, dear reader, I had not washed them since I left home, 

Luxembourg—I was here . . .

Luxembourg—I was here . . .

May 4, 2010 I ate salmon grilled crispy on the outside this evening, moist and juicy inside, served with carrots cut on the bias and coated with the most luscious sauce. Simple food, but so satisfying to the soul. Served just off the Place d’Armes