Paris, Day 5: Notre Dame and L’Arc de Triomphe

We had spent some time in class nearby Notre Dame in La Crypte de Notre Dame, but we finally went inside the cathedral on Friday. Even though we didn’t go upstairs or visit the treasure room with the relics–perhaps something to revisit later–we were able to observe a mass while we were touring the cathedral.   Later in the evening, we walked up Les … Continue reading Paris, Day 5: Notre Dame and L’Arc de Triomphe

Newport/Narragansett/New York: The Big Weekend Recap; PGC 2012 Days 18-21

I haven’t blogged in a few days, and a lot has happened. First of all, I got my first PGC 2012 prize in the mail! As of today, I have five more prizes coming. It’s like Christmas, except Santa is tossing out organic, non GMO foods and riding a Hybrid sled instead of unethically traded, processed candy and a BigRedSled450. Thank you Teens Turning Green!  … Continue reading Newport/Narragansett/New York: The Big Weekend Recap; PGC 2012 Days 18-21

Oxford, Day 21: A Most Fashionable Day in London

London… Wow. I did not have a typical tourist visit to London. I did not sit through the three hour guided bus tour or do the London Eye. This is what I did end up doing– Visit the Christian Louboutin 20th anniversary exhibit at the Design Museum Window shop at Harrods Celebrate the day by stopping at the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar in Harrods Drink … Continue reading Oxford, Day 21: A Most Fashionable Day in London