To Do

585. Tour the Prado, the Louvre, the Hermitage, the Metropolitan and the Uffizi

Updated July 18, 2010 I think these are the most celebrated and famous museums in the world. But visiting them all will require quite a lot of globe trotting. The Museo de Prado is in Madrid, Spain. The MusĂ©e du Louvre is in Paris, France. The State Hermitage is in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Metropolitan […]

574. Ride a bicycle through Bordeaux

There are plenty of places I’d like to experience on a bicycle, and Bordeaux is definitely one of them.

400. Study the facade of Notre Dame in Paris

Updated February 13, 2010 I am so looking forward to my visit to Paris. I don’t know the date I’ll be going or who I’ll be going with (maybe just myself) or how long I’ll be staying. But I do know that I will spend the better part of an afternoon admiring Notre Dame.

394. Write poetry while sitting in a Parisian cafe

Updated October 28, 2009 I don’t think I’ve ever been so in love with anyone’s life as I was when I read Simone de Beauvoir’s biography. I wanted that life so much – dressing up in gorgeous dresses with my hair just so, then lounging around cafes, smoking cigarettes, debating philosophy, and writing. I will […]

290. Pay respects on the beaches of Normandy

Updated September 6, 2009 I have the utmost respect for soldiers, even if I rarely agree that war is the correct course of action. The soldiers themselves don’t make the war – they lay down their lives and fight in on someone else’s behalf. I’m always one to root for the underdog, and if there […]