sainte chapelle

Located just around the corner from Notre Dame, Sainte Chapelle seems unsuspecting. First of all, it's located in the middle of the block. If you look for it, you can see the gothic spire towering above the government buildings it's surrounded by. If you actually know about it and decide to go in, your first … Continue reading sainte chapelle

macarons and makeup

There's no treat in Paris as unique, elegant, and ubiquitous as the macaron. You can find hundreds of specimens in practically every corner patisserie. The edges may not be perfectly smooth, but you can find the dessert with the classic fillings - chocolate, coffee, vanilla, raspberry, pistachio - anywhere. Of course, there are the luxury … Continue reading macarons and makeup

Friday Things

I like these things... An amazing street photographer from the 50's and 60's How to fight unhealthy snacking - lots of good stuff in here Super rad Mike photos - Political cartoon from last summer... Shiba puppy + horse!   [all photos found online in various places; they are not my own]

Spring Blooms

Just wanted to share some photos of flowering trees that have been making my middle of the semester, not-sure-what-the-weather-is-doing days. Thanks Virginia Tech, for being so inspiring and uplifting this spring! By the way, if you haven't yet, would you mind taking this quick survey letting me know your thoughts about my blog? I appreciate … Continue reading Spring Blooms