Let’s Go to Paris Repost from Important to Madeleine Blog


Thank you to “Important to Madeleine” blog, another 18th-century French history chaser, for this lovely post!  I’ve finally found someone who is as interested in French history as I!  She doesn’t just have an interest, she has a Master’s in European History to back it up.  Meeting Elissa (online, no less) is a prime example […]

Nature’s Confetti Today in History

Arriving home today I was greeted with a lovely mess of confetti on our front porch…not your regular confetti, oh no…nature’s confetti.  It’s the best kind.  Leaves of gold, yellow, orange and red littered my doorstep.  When I looked around the corner, there all perfectly strewn about the yard was again more of nature’s lovely […]

Paris and her medieval latrines…a stroll with the Pear a year ago today.

Like most of our Paris adventures this one started out kind of silly– Moi to the Chef:  ” So how about we go find Paris’ oldest toilets today?”  If only one could have seen the expression on my Chef’s face at this suggestion—priceless–almost like I had asked him play 18th century dress-up (something he secretly […]

Remembering Paris…Remembering Basilique Saint-Denis

What happens when one half of the *Pear* goes to work and the other gets bored with no history books around? (they are in transport somewhere between Maine and Texas)  They (moi) start dreaming about, none other than *Paris* like that’s a shocker…then dreaming turns into finding something constructive to do…ah..read about French history, add […]

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