Another Day in Par-ee-dise!

When I woke up one morning last week and my iPhone weather app had a big sun and “68” on it, I knew I had to cancel all my appointments for the day and spend it outside.  OK- I didn’t really have any appointments.  Or even a plan.   But if I had, I would have changed them all.  It was that kind of beautiful.

By 11:00 I was on the 83 bus, heading across the river and into the oh-so-civilized and elegant St. Germain.

Place de Ferstenberg is a lovely square tucked away from the hustle of the neighborhood.  The Delacroix Museum is located there, although it was closed for an installation when I tried to pop in. The square is lined with expensive and beautiful drapery and upholstery shops whose windows make me swoon.

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Just around the corner are Rue du Buci and Rue de Seine, always lively with sidewalk cafes, restaurants, bars, flowers, and gelato.

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I popped in this popular sandwich shop, Cosi, for my lunch to go.

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Nice black cat backpack. And no that’s not Angela- her ponytail is much too thick.

If you have read this blog more than once, you probably know where I take my sandwich on a gorgeous day. Oui- le Jardin de Luxembourg.

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these trees are just popping little buds

these trees are just popping little buds

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I can’t decide if that is some construction in the background, or if Dairy Queen has entered the Paris market in a big way.

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and the crane has got the cherry

IMG_4096I spent the rest of the afternoon wandering in and out of the fabulous shops in this well-heeled ‘hood.  I popped into Cire Trudon and made a few additions to my cameo candle collection.  Also squeezed myself into City Pharma and picked up a few party favors for friends at home. By that time my bags were too heavy to continue meandering, so I caught a bus home.

I couldn’t resist a late afternoon walk at the park, however!

These kids were having a great time in the tree.
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I hope you find a little bit of paradise in your day.  And cartwheels.

P.S.-

These daffodils were positively vibrating in the breeze.  I was mesmerized.  But I’m easily entertained.

3 Comments

Filed under Cire Trudon, gardens, Luxembourg Gardens, Parc Monceau, Paris, shopping, Uncategorized

3 responses to “Another Day in Par-ee-dise!

  1. Martha Clay

    Wow! It looks like spring has sprung in Paris even before Austin! xo

Hollah back y'all!

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