Flaner–the art of ambling

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Flâner is a lovely word that means, depending on who says it and when, ambling, taking one’s time, receding from the hustle and bustle of daily life. That’s what I’m doing this week, in Cap Ferret, across the water from Arcachon, and south of Bordeaux.  It’s other name is Paradise.   Herewith, a few photos. […]

Memories of the Cote d’Azur

I apologize for silence these last several days.  I did something unusual; I took a vacation. I had my computer with me, but it slept the way I did.  I did much more – swam for hours in the Mediterranean, absorbed just enough sun, sipped a few cocktails as the sun set, and took in […]