Archive for February, 2013

Shortly before my recent trip to Paris I was surprised and honored to receive a note from Des Coulam, author of the wonderful Soundlandscapes blog. “I thought it would be great if we could do something together for joint publication on our blogs,” he wrote. Des’ idea was simple enough: I would choose a place […]


On January 28 three friends and I had the privilege of touring the Pommery estate and champagne cellars, which double as a modern art museum. My favorite installation was this “house that rains on the inside.” Little did I know that the exact same thing was happening to my house in Minnesota, probably at the […]


I fully intended to blog every day, during my most recent (and tenth) trip to Paris. But the days were so full — and the nights so short — that I hardly had time to edit my photos, let alone write. More than any of my other previous visits, this trip to Paris felt like […]