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    05 February 2007

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    Best of luck on being stateside.

    I went back to Colorado for a year after being in Nice for two; now back in France for two more. Yo-yo-ing, it felt like. Not that easy.

    Meilleurs voeux!!

    I'll miss your posts about Paris but think I'm going to enjoy your perspective on LA. There's an Easter chocolate parade? Had no idea. Would love to see that...wonder what's hidden inside the giant eggs?

    Hi :)
    I loved your photos; the one with the bird of paradise, reminds me of my cousin's house
    ( South CA). I loved watching the humming birds.
    I think that my list of differences would also have been LONG , if we moved to the States.

    Bon courage .

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    Today's quotation

    • In Paris, the purest virtue is the object of the filthiest slander.

        –Honoré Balzac (1799-1850), in Scènes de la vie privée

      À Paris, la vertu la plus pure est l'objet des plus sales calomnies.

    Le petit aperçu d'Ailleurs

    • Annual Geminids meteor shower (shooting stars!) coming this weekend, if it's not too cloudy out at night.