“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Human and Nature shall not be broken.” - Leo Tolstoy
Celebrate Bastille Day in Milwaukee (via Frenchly): “Believe it or not, Bastille Day is all the rage in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where the largest French-themed festival in North America takes place every summer…” — Of course, I believe it!
The “It Books” of Summers Past — Surprisingly, I’ve read quite a few of them.
From Door County to a Magic Tree House - Wisconsin locations featured in ybooks
Marquette adopts test-optional policy starting with fall 2020 class - I’m very proud of this! The privilege to matriculate at my alma mater should not be based on a test score, but rather by your potential to “Be the Difference.”
Vive la France!
A Year in Paris that Transformed the Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onasis — I maintain that even a week in Paris will change your life!
A Tour of Literary Paris — Yes, another one, but I can never combining my passions for Paris and books.
The 25 Most Beautiful Places in Paris (according to CN Traveler) — I have 4 more to visit!
11 Things You Should Do Every Time You Travel - I should take more day trips and push outside my comfort zone more.
Discover the Words of the Concorde Métro Station — “The very fact that the words from this vital document have been aligned onto the wall of a very busy metro station suggests that the world needs reminding about human rights.”
Does French Music Have a Place in the United States? — It certainly does chez moi.
How to Set a Chic French Table — I love this, but so often my Scandi, minimalist, all-white aesthetic wins.
The Williams Sonoma catalogue features all things French this month
Beauty Passport: Grasse - The Perfume Capital of the World — I’d love to return to the beautiful, fragrant town in the South of France.
11 Over-40 French Women Who Only Get Cooler as They Age — A great read for une femme d’un certain âge.