Posts Tagged ‘Paris France’

Esteban and I have done so much and seen so many friends over the past week that we’ve started comparing notes to make sure we’re keeping our days straight. There are so many stories to tell — beginning perhaps with today’s superb lunch in Paris’ oldest house. But if I stop now to look for […]


This is my fourth post in series about the unexpected historical connections that abound in Paris. See the past three days’ posts for other clues — or tune in on Sunday for the full story. The Place de la Concorde is not only Paris’ largest public square, but arguably its most historic. Its name changes […]


For the first time in my life, I’ve entered a photo contest. I know I don’t stand a chance in the PX3. (Last year’s overall winner was Howard Schatz.) But I decided recently that—to grow as a photographer—I’ve got to take a chance. So tonight I submitted some of my favorite images from 2010. In […]


Earlier this summer, I wrote that all art is in some way derivative. I was reminded of that post when this week’s issue of Time arrived. Tim O’Brien’s cover illustration of Sarah Palin “in progress” ignited a spark of recognition. I’d seen a similar image before—and I knew exactly when and where. Here’s a snapshot […]


According to the screen on the airplane, I’m at 33,500 feet over the Atlantic Ocean. I can’t quite believe that my adventure is drawing to a close. It has been an extraordinary two weeks. My only regret is that it flew by so quickly. When I set off on September 9, I felt a little […]


Esteban’s dad wanted me to himself this morning, so I met him after breakfast. I’d planned a historic walk I thought he might enjoy, but instead we ended up at the public market so he could take some photos. I didn’t mind. It was pretty damned picturesque. After the market, we had time only for […]