Tag Archives: Paris

A Day of Being Pick-Pocketed Turns into a Day of Gratitude

At the Franklin D. Roosevelt Metro Station at Champs Elysees, a group of four or five teenage girls boarded onto the Metro with me, pushing everyone forward rather forcibly. As I turned to glare at who was pushing, I saw a girl avert my stare and continue to push forward with her bag, pretending to […]

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My Father Impressed With Parisians

My father is a 76-year-old retired pastor. Unfortunately, he had degenerative narrowing in his spine around the neck area that required surgery 11 years ago. The nerve damage resulted in a permanent limp of his left leg which made him less mobile, which meant he gained weight, which has made him even less mobile and […]

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Love Lock on Pont des Art Creates Another Memory

A friend from Paris told me that life is but a series of meaningful memories, as we sipped wine in a swanky bar in Saint Germain, Paris’ left bank. Amid a stylish, handsome crowd, I enjoyed our continued conversation. I was in France celebrating my 25th anniversary with my wife. We’ve built quite a few […]

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A Dining Expereience at Cristal Room Baccarat

A wonderful dining experience at Cristal Room Baccarat with special friends (who joined us in Paris to celebrate my anniversary with my wife). Thought I’d share at least the different courses. No pictures of the crystal and wonderful chandeliers, which were themselves extraordinary. You’ll have to visit to experience that yourselves. Hope your eyes enjoy the […]

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Prefer Another Visit than a Book about My Hometown

Please indulge me.  I want to tell a story – of course, about myself. While I was the managing director in London running the EMEA region for Noetix, my wife decided to rent a flat in Paris during one of the summers.  She found an adorable place in “Le Marias”, a chic district in the […]

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