Autumn Colors at the Château de Fontainebleau

Autumn Colors at the Château de Fontainebleau

Historic châteaux differ from traditional museums in an important aspect: seasons. When I think about visiting most museums, I focus on what I’ll be seeing on the inside. But with historic châteaux and houses, I add in the factor of the time of year I will be visiting. I love making the pilgrimage to the Château de Malmaison during rose [...]

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Halloween Costumes (and Skeletons)

Halloween Costumes (and Skeletons)

When October rolls around each year, I am faced with the big decision of what costume to make for Halloween. But since moving to Paris, this choice has become more complicated. It’s not just me anymore; there are also the skeletons. I was in charge of decorations for the Halloween party two years ago.  I [ ... ]

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