When I leave in the mornings to go for my walks, I never know if I will be inspired to shoot photographs or not. Since I consider myself a “photographer” of sorts – with a fan base (haha), I have an obligation to get shots that I think are good. AND, I am very criticalContinue reading “A HAPPENING…….”
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PONDERING FRENCH CREATIVITY….
The aphorism that I am pondering this week is this one: “One creates from nothing. If you try to create from something, you’re just changing something. So, in order to create something, you first have to be able to create nothing.” Say what? How can you create nothing? There is always something. Take the FrenchContinue reading “PONDERING FRENCH CREATIVITY….”
MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE COTE!
This is not what I had in mind when I got on the plane to Nice, France, in the fall of 2015, mind you. But, after much bemoaning and bewailing about having to downsize, I actually am enjoying my little corner of the Côte. No, I don’t have a Sea view. No, I don’t have a mountainContinue reading “MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE COTE!”
HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYONE!!
LET’S DO IT! HERE’S TO 2018!! New Year Resolutions!! Best, Jay
THE WISDOM CAFE
The Wisdom Café is a made-up name for a group of women – all ages, all nationalities – who meet twice a month at a restaurant, Les Pierres Rouges, in Valbonne, France. Wise-wannabe’s attempting to solve life’s problems. (Haha. We wish.) It is fun! Twenty or thirty women who live in the South ofContinue reading “THE WISDOM CAFE”
Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur
European Opera Houses have always had a special place in my heart! Handsome men with top hats and tuxedos. Women in long gowns, wearing furs, jewels, and long gloves. Arriving in carriages. OK, I saw lots of movies and read Dickens. That said, I was one of the first to sign up for the AmericanContinue reading “Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur”
#SmartAuthor – THE ART OF DELUSION
This week, my son Craig (Craig MacIntosh), posted this on Facebook. Bingo! It spoke to me. It applies to everything – life in Nice, remaining young in mind while growing old, practicing law, working as an actress, teaching, exercising, dieting, marriage, writing blogs, writing books, playing the piano, raising children, growing a garden…. Then, MarkContinue reading “#SmartAuthor – THE ART OF DELUSION”
TYPICAL MORNING WALKS – NOVEMBRE 2017
I have had a love affair with the Sea for as long as I can remember. There is something about being near it that satisfies my longing for peace, even for a moment. In 1968, I traveled across the United States to live by the Sea. (Yes, I know, the Atlantic was closer, but IContinue reading “TYPICAL MORNING WALKS – NOVEMBRE 2017”
#SmartAuthor “FIGURING THINGS OUT”
From one #SmartAuthor to others, I continue to be ‘berry beezy’ in France, figuring things out. It is not easy, being an expat. Each day is full of its own challenges in real life and online. Nothing is as it seems – like opening a door, flushing the john, turning on water, working an elevator,Continue reading “#SmartAuthor “FIGURING THINGS OUT””
#SmartAuthor WRITE THAT BOOK!! JUST DO IT!!
#smartauthor I started writing in 2012. Well, that is not really true. I started writing when I was a little girl. The first “Diary” I have is dated 1949. I wanted to record things – thoughts, secrets, events. I want to spend time with my best friend – ME. During the day, I “behaved” –Continue reading “#SmartAuthor WRITE THAT BOOK!! JUST DO IT!!”