Contributors posts


The Visible Woman

When I was a kid, I used to think that there were times when I was invisible to others, when I was so wrapped up in my own imagination, so focused on inward daydreams, that the external world didn’t matter. Of course I wasn’t invisible, just oblivious, but it was a pleasant illusion. It was […]


Son of Spectatrix

Over the past few months I’ve been taking an unintentional hiatus from posting here, but I’ve had a really good excuse! As I mentioned in an earlier post I was expecting my first child in June, and in fact he decided to arrive earlier than that, making his appearance on May 20th. My time since […]


Commenting Issues

Just wanted to let you know that there were some problems with the commenting feature on the site, but that they have now been fixed. If you’ve tried to leave a comment recently and it hasn’t worked, please try again. And even if you didn’t, I’d still love to hear from you!


A Short Break

Now that I’ve got the blog up and running again, I don’t want to disappear without an explanation. I’ll be traveling for the next few weeks, so there won’t be any new posts during that time. I should be back to a regular posting schedule by the end of February. Thanks for your understanding!


Truffles for Breakfast: Savoring Life in France

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, my husband Joe and I recently moved to Paris. When we first started planning this move, we decided that we wanted to create a blog to document the process of getting here, since we thought it might be of interest to other people looking to do the same thing. […]