Fezzik In Paris

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

In the things-that-make-you-feel-somewhat-old category, we can place twenty-year-anniversaries-of-events-that-occurred-while-you-were-in-high-school. I am referring, of course, to the twenty-year anniversary of Diana’s death, which occurred on Thursday. We happened to be wandering that particular evening, so I have photographic evidence.

It was with a not-entirely-unexpected degree of heavy-heartedness that we shut the door last night; it was the final lesson with our tutor of the last few months. While he’ll be in Paris for a little while longer before departing to finish his PhD, our own imminent departure mandated a bit of an early goodbye. It …

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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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