Paris is a broken heart.

“We look before and after, And pine for what is not: Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught – Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley, To A Skylark (1820) This was Paris. In a surprising, burning heat (that even more surprisingly became a cold wind in the shade), we were not sure whether we should be taking clothes off or putting more layers on. We passed the masses, crossed a bridge, and found the booth for the 1 hour cruise on the Seine…But before…we snacked on French Fries 🙂 We sat on … Continue reading Paris is a broken heart.

Four indispensable things. And coffee.

My head felt heavy, and my eyesight was still blurry. I wondered what could be more indispensable than a cup of dreamy, creamy coffee. What is more enticing than the smell of an espresso? I know the items on my list. But what’s on everybody else’s list? I took the liberty of adding a few things that have recently been brought to my attention through very personal experience. ●Adventure. Having something to look forward to. Planned or unplanned; the adrenaline of feeling GREATNESS is about to happen; living in the present rush of the GREATNESS that is happening. Go ahead…find … Continue reading Four indispensable things. And coffee.