A few years ago this apartment was discovered in Paris. It had been left untouched for 70 years. Inside this apartment was a slew of treasures including this painting by Giovanni Boldini, one of Paris’ most important painters of the Belle Époque, and known as the “Master of Swis
This guy is right up my alley. In Walden on Wheels, Ken Ilgunas chronicles the years he spent doing odd jobs and living in a van to pursue a Master’s degree and pay off student loans. This book is also a commentary on the education system in the USA, which is, to say the least,
“My dear, In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love. In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile. In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm. I realized, through it all, that… In the midst of winter
A sad day in beloved Paris. Paris was the first place I felt that my little blogging life was honoured. I could flash my journalist card anywhere and doors would open. Big burly security men at the entrances of museums would hold back throngs of tourists to allow me into the new show.
Paris Letters started as a New Year’s resolution to write three pages in my journal/workbook every day for a year. This journal writing experiment was the brain child of Julia Cameron and her book The Artist’s Way. Writing daily led to inspired thought, which led to this b