Thursday, July 7, 2005
Digitally altered image that is NOT mine: woman selling Paris 2012 t-shirts at a flea market.
Once again, our home is in the “cone of uncertainty.” As of this morning, we are in the yellow, 10-19 percent-chance-of-a-strike area. Dennis the Menace, go away!
At left is a
photo that is NOT mine. This digitally
altered image is being sent around all over
friends sent this to me today, along with a couple other images that please
those who are pleased with the choice of
something about both cities, I must say that I think
My guess is
that the real, unspoken reason for choosing
So much for my opinion. At any rate, Tom and I are going to try to buy some of these Paris 2012 t-shirts.
By the way,
Lance Armstrong said some things to the news media that imply that he
We were going to go to Café Metropole this afternoon, but the Tour de France today goes through the area where my uncle was shot and killed by a German sniper at the end of WWII. So we will watch the Tour instead of socializing at the Café.
We’re both hooked on the Tour de France. We have never been hooked on any sport before. But this one is so captivating. And the scenery is superb. We spend more time watching it than I care to admit.
* Mireille might say that this woman isn’t really French. Never mind that she is probably a French citizen. Several French people have indicated to me that if a person is of “ethnic” origin, they “aren’t really French,” they are Slavic, Chinese, Japanese, African, Arabic, or whatever. This attitude does irritate me.