September 2016

Monthly Archives

  • What were you doing six years ago?

    What were you doing as September began in 2010? After 9/11, after the election of Barack Obama, after the Great Recession. Before ISIS, the Iran Nuclear Pact, the mass migration of Syrian immigrants and others to Europe, the election of 2016. I just noticed that World War II ended on September 2, 1945. Representatives of […]

  • Bad Boys Street, Marais, Paris

    Read the Signs: Rue des Mauvais Garçons in Paris What’s the story behind Bad Boys Road?   Rue des Mauvais Garçons ©Marco/ Flickr At the heart of the Marais district in old Paris, many of the old medieval streets have retained their names. The origins of one such lane can be traced at least back to the 12th century. Much of […]