Paris Notes

Wen and I went to Paris and it rained. Not a gentle mist or a light sprinkle (we live in Seattle; we don’t notice that). No: pounding sheets of rain that soaked you to the bone and swelled the Seine to levels not seen since 1982 and forced the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay to close.… Continue reading Paris Notes

Europe Notes

Wen and I just got back from a rapid sprint through London, Paris & Fontainebleau: Looking back, it’s fun to contrast the two capitals. London seems to be a city of repeating motifs; the order of the buildings seems to be almost an apology for the chaotic arrangement of the streets.    Paris on the… Continue reading Europe Notes