Tag Archives: medieval

Ode to Pablo Picasso

The housekeeper awoke us abruptly, entering the room at ten thirty on Friday morning. I didn’t hear any knocking beforehand. The flabbergasted chambermaid stood motionless by the bathroom as she gazed about, looking totally bug-eyed like a Looney Tunes character. … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Clearing Out the E-mail Bin

I usually save the more ridiculous spam received for times like this, when I feel a rage coming on. Lets head over to the awaiting assortment and see what’s shaking, shall we? The first one on the list immediately caught … Continue reading

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Basking at Beaubourg

Just ahead, the Pompidou Center stood out like a twentieth-century spaceship amongst the typical medieval architecture seen throughout the fourth arrondissement. Notre Dame Cathedral was in the neighborhood: the old church sported a twelfth-century Gothic design, yet it was completed … Continue reading

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