A “Relation SpΓ©ciale”?

It is no secret that this US president evokes wildly negative feelings in many. [Full disclosure: I did not vote for him.]

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The Triangular Alliance

My wife also laughs to family and friends, “It’s a bit of a weird feeling being English and visiting George Washington’s or Thomas Jefferson’s house.”

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“Step off the runners!”

From then on, occasionally and unexpectedly whenever we were sauntering around in public, and especially when we were sightseeing, impersonating the guide “Isabelle” would comically shout at me, “Staaaay onnnnn zuhhh runaaaahs!”

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The Quest For “Magic”

Writing fiction is not about adhering to someone else’s lists of 10 or 20 or 99 ways to do this or that. In fact, it’s often the opposite.

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“Resistance,” It Is Not

World War Two is each day naturally receding evermore into history. We were beyond fortunate as Americans that it was not fought in our luckily distant country as it was here in much of Europe.

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Should We Blame Paris?

One suspects many of us are drawn to the caring and romance represented in the art of such photos…

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