Sunday, April 21, 2013


Fromage - cheese for every occasion!
Rue Cler - Paris - 2012

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Nagasaki Angel

"The Nagasaki Angel"This miraculously salvaged sculpture previously adorned a cathedral in Nagasaki, Japan.  It was destroyed when the bomber B-29 dropped an atomic plutonium bomb on August 9th, 1945.   Called “The Nagasaki Angel”, this fragment was donated to UNESCO in 1976, in Paris, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary. This angel is a symbol of Peace and hope in Humanity's future.  (information from the UNESCO webpage)  (Photo by Martha)
Situated at the head of the Japanese garden, this statue (0.40 m), originally on the facade of from destruction by the explosion of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.
A gift from the town of Nagasaki in 1976 for the celebration of UNESCO's 30th anniversary.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Montmartre...the windmill

le Moulin de la Galette....Montmartre

Saturday, April 13, 2013


Every table had a toaster!   In the 7th arrondissement....

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Parc Monceau

A plaque in the Parc Monceau, the 8th arrondissement, commemorating the first descent by parachute on October 22nd, 1797.  Andrea-Jacques Garnerin (1769-1823) jumped from a hot air balloon and landed in the park by parachute!

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Musée Nissim de Camondo

La cuisine dans le Musée Nissim de Camondo.  

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Sunset at Eiffel Tower

One of my very favorite photos of the Eiffel Tower at sunset on a stormy day in April.