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Paris Dubai

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I know, I asked you to meet me back at Versailles after the lunch break and here I am transporting you instead to Dubai. Please excuse the fashion interruption but sometimes my Instagram feed needs to synch up with my blog! So anyway, today’s report is from my last reconnaissance trip to the boutiques for the winter pre-sales. Though I …

Versailles, Part One

The last time I visited Versailles was at least a good decade and a half ago, in the dead of winter, and I swore I would find a nicer day to return for a better look once my toes and fingers thawed out. So seven weeks ago I picked a Sunday and hoped that the calendar at the Versailles website …

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Thanksgiving 2014

Thanksgiving 2014 came earlier this year for me, by a week, when I was in Dallas. I was there too early for the famous Neiman Marcus Christmas buffet at the flagship store downtown so my parents and I had brunch at the Four Seasons instead: But instead of seeing decorations with cornucopias, turkeys, or anything remotely related to Thanksgiving, we …

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Brussels For A Day

Belgium has been my home away from home for so many years that sometimes I take Brussels for granted when in fact it provides wonderful photographic opportunities. Besides being a shopping hub for me, it is also a big city full of quaint squares and charming streets, brimming with tourists and locals… and semi-locals like moi (here I am at …

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Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

In observance of Veterans Day this year I’m taking you to the Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial in Saint-Avold, France. Spread out over 113 acres, it is the largest American military cemetery in Europe and the final resting place for 10,489 war dead from World War II. The American Battle Monuments Commission oversees the construction and maintenance of military cemeteries …