Follow You into the Dark

All anyone really wants, I suspect, is for someone special and loving and generous and warm to hold them when they’re sad or scared. It is not as though you’ll be sad and scared forever, see. It just happens sometimes, because we’re human. And when you wake in the middle of the night, and there is someone beside you to do that for you, no questions asked, well, that is […]

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Bon Voyage and Something New

Mon cherie, I am sitting on a plane right now, and I have only a few minutes before all the bags are tucked inside the compartments and the little videos come over the screen, and I woke up at 7 am today thinking I had enough time to do all the things which I needed to do, which was simply get on a train and then another and then one […]

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Art Is Better Than Religion

Mon cherie, it is my last day in Paris, which is a horrible, horrible thing, but you know, I, like anyone, have duties and I have obligations and one cannot just wander into her homeland/soul-land and stay forever, at least not yet, until the kids are grown. And I have selected to write to you in a little cafe called Cafe Leo in the hip and artsy Marais area, which is an arrondissement that […]

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