Monthly Archives: August 2007

Random Observations About Paris

  Some thoughts in re our week in Paris:   Contrary to what we heard about Parisiens, they were universally nice.  Special kudoes go out to the friendly folks at the Metro kiosks: they were great.  At Versailles, I said … Continue reading

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Paris in August and boy is it cold

  It only took a year but the boys and I finally made it to the City of Light: Paris.  Frankly, the axiom that everyone leaves Paris is August isn’t exactly true and, second, the weather was cold (temps in … Continue reading

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Aout en France et la place est vide

  "August in France and the place is empty."   We returned this past weekend to our beloved adopted homeland and discovered that everybody – well, almost everybody – has left town.  Traffic is nearly non-existent (except at evening rush hour), … Continue reading

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How We Spent Our Summer Vacation

  I see where it’s been a while since the last entry.  Going on an extended vacation will do that.  Le Famille Newman just completed its yearly sojourn back to the US and is now going thru various stages of jet … Continue reading

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