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The Calm

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I will be the first to admit my first Paris apartment had me spoiled with two balconies and a view of Sacre Couer and Parisian rooftops. This little balcony over looking the rooftops was perfect to squeeze out onto for a Parisian breakfast or morning cup of tea. I looked out the window on rainy afternoons watching the rain fall. On warm afternoons I would pop a plant or flower vase on the outside and leave the windows open just life this photograph. There was never enough time to enjoy this beautiful view. Thankfully I snapped a few pictures of it over the months. It reminds me of all those perfect moments.

Parisian Rooftops

Montmartre Balcony

One of my favorite spots in Paris

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I was lucky enough to rent an apartment with not one but two balconies! I rarely went out on the second balcony facing Sacre Couer. I spent most of my time enjoying my balcony off the main room and my office looking at the quiet rooftops. Its one of my favorite places to just sit and think or have a meal. I am thinking of making this photograph really big so its feels like I am still there!

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Rainy Balcony in Paris

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One of my favorite places in Paris is no doubt my balcony. When looking at apartments it was what sold me on the space. The rest of the apartment is plain but the balcony is heaven! I love opening the doors in the morning and eating on the balcony. Tonight the rain was falling as the sun was setting. I never want to forget this!

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A little about Me – American Photographer living in Paris

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I have always loved Paris and would travel back and forth from Chicago to visit. I lived in Chicago in a lovely apartment overlooking the Lake and the Zoo. When time came to renew my lease I decided it was time to take a chance. I packed up all my belongings and with lots of help from great friends I made plans to move to Paris.

I found a tiny apartment with a beautiful balcony and I am now happy to call Paris my home for 3 months.

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I am a photographer selling my photographs online all over the world thanks to the help of etsy 

My favorite way to see the city is by my daily walks. I am usually up early to walk the streets of Montmartre to pick up my baguette for breakfast. These usually last for hours as I nibble my baguette as I walk snapping pictures as I go. Its not unusual for me to walk from Montmartre to the Seine following the windy streets.

Favorite Arrondissement in Paris: 6th (Oden/St Germain) or the 3rd (Marais)

Favorite Market : Bastille on Thursday or Sunday

Favorite Cafe: Relais Odeon but still discovering new ones everyday

Favorite lunch spot: Avant l’Comtpoir

Favorite baguette/croissant : Au Levain du Marais

I absolutely love living in Paris and feel so lucky everyday! I am finding great places to eat and explore in Paris and I hope to share them with you through my blog.

Thanks for all of your support!

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