Let me give myself up entirely to the sweetness of conversing with my soul, since that is only thing men cannot take away from me.
-Jean-Jacques Rousseau, from The Reveries of the Solitary Walker
Where Julia Child ate her first French meal,
It was an epiphany. In all the years since that succulent meal, I have yet to lose the feelings of wonder and excitement that it inspired in me. I can still almost taste it.
Claude Monet painted thirty emblematic images of the Cathedral of Notre Dame,
and Saint Joan of Arc was executed. Continue reading