Thursday, July 7, 2005
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
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.
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
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.