So sorry for the long absence from the blog...for those of you who are writers you know the old "writers block" that sweeps in upon us causing us pain and misery. Well, that is exactly what happened to me the last few weeks. It was not only the writers block but I think I would … Continue reading WRITERS BLOCK!
They say diamonds are a girls best friend, but I think Chocolate is. My journey with chocolate started when I was a young girl. Every day after school my mother would have something wonderful to eat waiting for us. Usually something chocolate like brownies, fudge, Ding Dongs, See's candy or cake. No wonder she became … Continue reading Gourmand du Chocolat – Museum Monday…yum
Casa Batlló is one of Gaudi’s most famous masterpieces and is located in the center of Barcelona. It is commonly referred to as Casa Dels Ossos or House of Bones, as it has an exterior that resembles the bones of an animal. First a bit of background on Gaudi in case you don’t know about … Continue reading Barcelona again? Museum Monday – Gaudi
WARNING: Erotic pictures and art below… if you are offended by these types of images, leave this post now! I had to put the disclaimer above just in case someone decides to sue me because they looked at pictures that offended their delicate sensibilities. However, for those of you who decide to go forward, enjoy! … Continue reading Erotic Museum…Barcelona
Museum Monday at the Musée Rodin! If any of you have been to the Palace of the The Legion of Honor in San Francisco, you know you are greeted by one of Rodan’s most famous works of art: The Thinker. The museum has about 70 works of Rodan’s and it is always one of my … Continue reading Hmmm, let me think for a moment, while I’m nude! MM at Musée Rodin
Musée de l'OrangerieI probably say this every week, but I think this is my favorite museum in Paris, if for no other reason than the two gigantichugenormous elliptical rooms that house Monets Water Lilies (Les Nymphéas)This was a project by Monet to show his ultimate artistic expression. He worked on the Water Lillies that inhabit … Continue reading Musée de l’Orangerie on Museum Monday
When one thinks of Tiffany do light blue boxes and beautiful jewelry comes to mind? Perhaps, like me, you think of the movie, Breakfast at Tiffany's. (click below to watch the opening sequence.) I also think of stained glass windows and lamps with his unique way of layering color. They are all stunning and gorgeous. … Continue reading Tiffany’s in Paris? Of course!
Yes, I am in love…I have only been with him once but that was enough for me. The way he looked at my face in the mirror while gently running his hands through my hair gave me chills. His face so close to mine as he asked me a multitude of questions. I knew the … Continue reading I Am In Love…In Paris
What is a museum? A museum can be inside or outside, a garden, a park or even a Metro station. This week we go underground to explore the Paris Metro’s “CIRCULATION(S) – Festival de la jeune photographie europeenne.” Not everybody goes to museums but almost everybody goes through the Metro so everyone gets to experience … Continue reading The Metro is a Museum? – In Paris it is!
The Petit Palais Opened as a museum in 1902 after it was used for the 1900 Universal Exhibition. The collection itself is not as exciting as some other museums, however, the building itself is beautiful and houses quite a few murals. The circular garden outside is beautiful even in the winter months. But my favorite … Continue reading The Petit Palais on Museum Monday