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Guess what? We're moving to Paris. Next week. There's a big part of me that can't believe I typed that, and there's another that feels it's perfectly sane to move to a place I adore. Ever since a honeymoon stroll along the Seine (that's me circa 2003 in the blurry photo above), I vowed I would live among the beauty and history that makes Paris special. I've felt like a pigeon with a baguette since the moment it was a reality, and even though we've moved out of our house, donated or disseminated 75% of our possessions, and questioned our sanity (sometimes daily), I haven't felt this alive in years. The fear of the unknown is exhilarating, and I'm high on excitement. For now it's a three-month stint, but since my husband and I are both consultants/freelancers, we're able to settle where the wind blows. For now that is Rue St. Paul. I hope to find some beautiful things to share with you from across the pond, and look forward to staying connected right here. I know I will miss my family and friends, but thanks to twitter (come play!), it's a whole lot easier to stay connected. BTW, if you are in Paris, you'll likely find me in Cafe Beaubourg or Chez Omar, my favorite restaurants pictured above.


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by clinka

Follow your bliss.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by High Desert Diva

Soooooooo exciting!

Can’t wait to see pictures of your new abode and scenes from Paris.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Leah

wow. i felt it through the computer. such spice. such giddy happiness. the best to you.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

Liza – not a chance! I’ll be here everyday. ;)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by liza

Fabulous! Bonne chance! Bon Voyage! Felicitations! Don’t stop writing here or we’ll sorely miss you…

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Cheryl

Wow. I’ve been to Paris three times and it is my very favorite city in the world. So beautiful. Carpe Diem! I live abroad now in the UAE and I know the excitement you feel about boxing up the house and hitting the road, but it’s not Paris! Sigh.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Patricia

You weren’t kidding when you said soon! Congratulations on taking the leap. I wish you and your family the very best. Have a lot of fun!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Jennifer

How exciting Nichole! Can’t wait to read/see more once you get there.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by lori vliegen

wow…what a fabulous way to start off the new year…bonne annee!! several years ago, we had the opportunity to live in brussels for a year. i absolutely LOVED IT! oh, the stories i could tell!! i’m so excited for you and i can’t wait to hear about all of your new adventures!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Michelle Brunner

Congrats on your move! I have always wanted to go to Paris…you are a lucky, lucky lady!

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