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Sweet Trash composition note book Art Journal

I started this journal as a sample while faciliating a visual journal workshop for Life’s Journey.  I am really enjoying it.  I do believe that visual journals made from altered composition notebooks are my favourites.                

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Monday, Sept 22,14 – Day Twelve – Our Lady of Chartres Cathedral

Today, I went on a day trip to the town of Chartres to see the world famous Cathedral there. Jeff was still very ill, so he stayed at the hotel. I had a wonderful driver and guide. I enjoyed lively … Continue reading

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Sunday, Sept 21, 14 – Day Eleven – St. Sulpice and Tour Montparnasse

I had a plan to go to Sunday Mass at St Sulpice and stay for the organ concert, then go up to the organ loft to meet the organist and take photos of the 6500 plus pipes in this world … Continue reading

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Sat, Sept 20, 14 – Day Ten – Versailles, Opulent Decadence

Today we went to Versailles. It was an interesting and not totally pleasant experience. The bus times were messed up and then it did not leave on the new time, so there was over an hour of standing around waiting, … Continue reading

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Day Nine – Down Day and Laundry/Descartes

Today was a day of rest and laundry. Rest in that we did not venture off to see any of the sights. In the morning we headed over to the market on Rue Monge and picked up bread, cheese, ham, … Continue reading

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Day Eight – Medieval Relics, Handwriting, and Moulin Rouge.

After our lost day yesterday, today was for me very full and very rewarding.  Jeff stayed in bed late, but I left by 8:30 am to walk to the Musee Cluny to see the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries.  I … Continue reading

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Day Six – Musee d’Orsay and Night Dinner cruise on the Seine

It was a very long and wonderful day. I spent the morning in the hotel garden, having my breakfast there and working on a watercolour sketch of the lovely fuchsia and violet bleeding hearts found there. In the afternoon we … Continue reading

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