Mont Saint Michel

Legend has it that St. Michael the Archangel appeared to the bishop of Avaranches and instructed him to build a chapel on the rocky islet in his honor. Since the 8th century it has been the seat of the monastery from which it draws its name. A community of Benedictines lived in isolation in Mont... Continue Reading →


On a bus one afternoon in Paris Elderly Man: “May I?” (Smiling as he pointed to the seat beside me) Me: “Yes. Of course” (I smiled back) EM: “ Are you a tourist?” Me: “Yes, I Am” EM: “Where are you going?” (Still smiling) Me: “ I don’t know. Anywhere. Where are you going?” EM:... Continue Reading →

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