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Wilde Tomb

I was in Paris for five days last week – mostly work, little play – but did make the time to finally visit Père Lachaise, the cemetery where Frederic Chopin, Gertrude Stein, Jim Morrison, among other luminaries, are buried. The most interesting tomb is that of Oscar Wilde, whose fans really know how to pay […]
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July pic(k)s

I felt like singing Free Bird when I spotted this sculpture on the back of a building on the Rue Guilleminot in Paris. My absolute favorite for the month was this one, but I posted it here already. Twenty personal favorites from July, shot in Paris, Oslo and Rome, are here. Previous pic(k)s of the […]
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Empty Prayer, Empty Mouths

No, this has nothing to do with McCain-Palin. Here’s a silver anniversary memento I’m looking forward to: a remastered two-CD 25th anniversary edition of REM’s Murmur, their first full-length release, to be released just in time for the worst shopping season of a generation (or two). Murmur was actually released in April of 1983,…
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French baggage

More organizing — here are a few bottles from a recent trip to Paris, and again seeking thoughts, experiences…

Gadling pic of the day

reaching out, originally uploaded by pirano. Another Gadling Photo of the Day. I liked this one too. And I really liked those pants. Anyone know where I can buy a pair? Paris, 07-Jul 2007. Another in my humble contribution to the 07-07-07 flickr group. My 07-07-07 shots are here.
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Lest we forget.

Lest we forget indeed. Today marks the fourth anniversary of a profound day in recent U.S. political history, one…