The Life of a Parisian Dog

Le Petit Chien sits in his basket, with patience  awaiting his master. He follows her with his eyes, as she disappears into Pâtisserie Versailles. He dreams of creamy éclairs, and tutti frutti tartes, and of all those little cakes in shapes of hearts. Le Petit Chien sits in his basket, with hope awaiting his master. “Hurry back mon amie, I promise to help you with all … Continue reading The Life of a Parisian Dog

Series on Multiculturalism, Diversity, and Cross-Cultural Relationships

Part II The Importance of Exposure to Multiculturalism and Diversity This is the second of my three-part series on multiculturalism, diversity, and cross-cultural relationships. In my first article: https://thelabyrinthguide.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/series-on-multiculturalism-cross-cultural-relationships-and-diversity/, I shared with my readers how and when I became impassioned with this topic. In this follow-up posting, I elaborate on the importance of exposure to multiculturalism and diversity. My definition of diversity includes people with all … Continue reading Series on Multiculturalism, Diversity, and Cross-Cultural Relationships

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Brussels and Bruges

As you may remember, our family lived in Brussels, Belgium for four years from 1997 until 2001. Both our children were born in Brussels. After we returned to the US, I had brought the children to visit Brussels in 2005 but we had not been back since then. We thought it very appropriate to visit Brussels on our last weekend getaway before moving back to … Continue reading A Trip Down Memory Lane: Brussels and Bruges