Category Archives: Weather

The most beautiful sunset I’ve ever seen on the Seine

The Manors arrived at the tail end of a string of rainy days and gorgeous nights. It was strange. One of the things Beth, my mother-in-law, wanted to do was get pictures of the Paris bridges at sunset. Well, the … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds over Paris

The weather in Paris has been crazy. One minute it’s hot and humid, the next minute it’s raining cats and dogs, then it’s hailing, then it’s dark, and then the sun breaks through. It has been impossible to dress appropriately. … Continue reading

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Stormy Sunshine on the Seine

Earlier in my mom and sisters’ visit we decided to hop on a Batobus and ride along the Seine. I had never done this and it was such a wonderful experience to see Paris from the water. It’s a completely … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms in Paris

Ahh, Paris in the spring. It really is as beautiful as they say it is. On Saturday morning I decided to take a walk/jog through the Luxembourg gardens. The jogging part failed because I also brought my camera and that … Continue reading

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Stormy Sky

After a delightfully mild autumn and early winter, the cold has settled in along with the famous melancholy Parisian drizzle. I love the clouds though. Scotty took these shots last night as a storm was passing overhead.

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Fall Color in Paris

It has been funny spending the last five autumns in Europe. Europeans don’t seem to “do fall” like Americans. I am missing apple picking at local orchards and sipping hot apple cider. I haven’t had pumpkin bread with maple butter. … Continue reading

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Storm Light

All Saints Day (1 Nov.), or Toussaints as it’s called here, is a national holiday. People remember their passed relatives and churches have special services and all government offices are closed. Scotty had the day off from class and we spent … Continue reading

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Spring in Edinburgh

Today was spectacular. It feels like spring may actually be here. Of course, now that I’ve written that it will go hide for another six weeks. But seriously, today was one of those days that makes the long dreary winters … Continue reading

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BST brings Spring

On Sunday we turned our clocks up one hour! Nights are now shorter and I am eagerly anticipating long summer evenings. To mark British Summer Time it felt fitting to make a visit to the Botanical Gardens – one of … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

Hi friends, Any fun plans for the weekend? It’s been slowing warming up here and I’m hoping to be able to spend part of the weekend outside. Check out the daffodils that are blooming in our little neighborhood garden! Yay! … Continue reading

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