— But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? — What did you look forward to? — To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstances, slow effects, sudden bursts, perserverance and weariness ... Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured ... — from Emma, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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June 29, 2015

Ooh la la...



Maybe it's because I couldn't make vacation plans this summer, or because work is especially challenging and I so need a mental one, but I've been especially looking forward to Paris in July this year. Happily it's almost here!  In the meantime, I've been stacking up some things — books, movies and recipes — and I hope you'll either be embarking with us or hoping to find some postcards in your mailbox...à bientôt!



3 comments:

Frances said...

Those lovely images! I hope the thoughts they evoke bring some measure of happiness. I'm sorry to hear about work. I understand having just completed the worst year of my professional life. :) But we are all so much more than what we do for money....

JoAnn said...

I just requested a couple books from the library and am always looking for an excuse to watch Midnight in Paris again... can't decide what to cook though. Maybe you will inspire me!

Bellezza said...

Can't wait to see what you have planned! I already love the photo collage you posted with this.

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