Chicago Summer Series

Need Summer Plans? Whether you live or are going to visit Chicago, I will say it time and time again. There’s nothing like a Chicago Summer, hot days, sunny skies, and the liveliness of the city makes it magical. One of my favorite summer activity is the Millennium Park Summer Film Series. June 23, kicked…

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Driving into Los Angeles that Saturday morning had been foggy, with not much to see in the distance. The heavy clouds showered the mountains with rain, and kept the sun away. A sign over the expressway indicated we were approaching Hollywood. Riding shotgun, I pushed myself forward until my seatbelt stopped stretching, so I could…

If You Missed Paris in the 20s (A Guide)

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast You’ve decided to see Paris! Now What? I put together some tips from my trip…

From Paris with Love

Dearest, I’m sitting outside at a café in Paris. I feel the fall breeze, but summer is fighting to stay. Keep the envelope – the Parisian postage stamp will remind you of the last time you were here with me, long ago. I remember how much you love letters because you consider them a dying…

Trouver sa Voie

It was a sunny morning in August but I could feel the Parisian chill, which felt refreshing. I arrived an hour before the Eiffel Tower opened and the line was long. Many tourists also got up early to beat the crowds. I stood in line and avoided making eye contact with the men selling souvenirs….