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Les Impressionnistes en privé

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, wrote “In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” For me, the famous line runs more “In the spring a 40-something French teacher’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Paris.” I’ll be heading … Continue reading

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Les femmes sont tellement plus belles

The lovely little musée Marmottan, in Paris’ 16th Arrondissement, has an exhibit of watercolors by Marie Laurencin until June 30, 2013. This is the first retrospective of her work in France. Laurencin (1883 – 1956) was a French printmaker and … Continue reading

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