Falling for Marseilles

Marseilles

You see the church atop the hill in the distance above? That is Notre Dame de la Garde, and as I am told by the locals in Marseilles, she watches over the city to keep everyone safe. Throughout Marseilles, almost anywhere you look up, you can see her…

Falling For Nice

Nice, France

I always do this thing when I travel. I ask myself “could I live here?” If so I try to imagine what it would be like day to day in this alternative reality. Sometimes it’s an especially dangerous thing to do. Like in Nice last week where I found myself dreaming of fleeing Paris for the south.

A BALCONY

Paris

Is it the human condition to be perpetually dissatisfied? I don’t remember exactly where it was or when, but I once wrote that everything I do is so one day I can have a balcony in the sunshine in Paris for me and my love. I still mean that. After all who wouldn’t want that? But lately I have to say I’ve been so fulfilled with life…