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What is the Season, Actually?

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  The Ides of March are behind us, thank goodness.  Why thank goodness? The Ides (March 15), is considered malevolent by some, a reference to Julius Cesar’s upending his countrypeople’s festive schedule by switching the new year to January instead of March.  They never forgave him.   He didn’t touch Easter (whew), which is before us, …

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French Markets and a Few Paris Restaurant Suggestions

Go to Video Oh how I love the “marché alimentaire,” the farmers’ market.  In Paris, in Louviers, in anywhere I can find one! The market is the theater of life, brought together in all its variety both in the vendors who hawk their wares, and the customers of every ilk who stroll through, rush with …

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