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Memory is Hunger

The title comes from A Moveable Feast, and seemed appropriate. I went back to Lyon for the first time since I left thirteen years ago. Mostly I wandered, and took it all in. The best part of the afternoon was reconnecting … Continue reading

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Figure Skating of Yesteryear

I’m a big fan of the Olympics, in particular Figure Skating, but I’ve got to admit that I’m having a hard time getting into it this year.  A lot of it has to do with NBC’s horrible coverage.  I swear … Continue reading

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Bonne Fête des Lumières

10 years ago I lived in Lyon and got to experience the Fête des Lumières first hand.  I lived next door to the Cathédrale St. Jean (in the long, cream colored apartment building right on the river just to the … Continue reading

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