Fezzik In Paris

Two Americans, three cats, and too many places named "de Gaulle"

July is gone. The fact that we existed during the month of June and continue to exist in the month of August demonstrates that we were extant during July as well, though there is little photographic evidence of said existence. It’s the existential squeeze theorem, though I suppose the squeeze theorem is already existential if …

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While last weekend was surprisingly productive from the standpoint of The List, we wound up chasing our tails this weekend, owing to a creeping sense of dread. Last week’s four-day weekend (it’s quite easy to faire le pont when it’s the company telling you to take the Friday off) consisted of a fair amount of (unfortunately …

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It would seem that I have internalized our seemingly-perpetual (I think we’re at four weeks) inability to get to Fontainebleu as failure, and in understanding this as a failure, I seem to have completely overlooked that we have, in fact, been getting out; our visit to musée Cognacq-Jay (Marco!) and the musée Picasso (oh god …

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Strictly speaking, it’s not inaction that has resulted in the current lull in our extracurricular activities; the weekend before last, we dressed up and marched out of the apartment, dutifully entered the line at Fondation Louis Vuitton approximately 25 minutes before our designated entry time, and held out for the twenty or so minutes it …

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Prior to our leisurely walk to le Musée du Luxembourg for the Fantin-Latour exhibit, we hit the market street with two purposes: normal weekend shopping and pre-holiday shopping. After procuring part of the wine, but before hitting the épicerie, we wandered into the boucherie with hopes that it was possible to procure something resembling a …

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In the processed-the-pictures-but-never-quite-got-around-to-posting-them category, I have a handful of shots from a couple of weeks back in which we thoroughly raided the petit palais, Short version: Oscar Wilde wasdisappointing, l’art de la paix was fucking amazing (they had the signed and sealed peace treaty between François I and Henry VIII, amongst other documents), and modernités belle …

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