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XandraExpression has moved!

I moved my blog from the wordpress server to my own… please continue to read XandraExpression at alexandraconrad.com/blog where from now on all new posts will be made… Past posts and archives have also been transfered… Thanks for your support … Continue reading

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In Your Presence

Today, I walked into your house for the first time since you went away… I looked for you, but you weren’t in the usual places – on the porch, in the den, or in the kitchen. I thought maybe you … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Morning Shadows

6am morning shadows in the breakfast nook…

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Wordless Wednesday – Postcard from the Cape

The Province Lands The spectacular dune landscape of the Province Lands has a complex history. It is primarily the result of deposition of sand that has washed from the eroded glacial scarp, subsequently built into dunes by wind action, and … Continue reading

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Protected: Happy Birthday, Grandmama!

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Wordless Wednesday – Windows

Inspired by my walk through Houdan on Saturday, here are some windows I see today as I walk in Paris…

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On My Own

Yesterday, after leaving the vernissage, I didn’t, just couldn’t go home right away. I needed a moment to take it all in, file away the inspiration, the spiral of ideas that came with it; I had to deal with the … Continue reading

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Existing Only Briefly

My husband gave me another first-class treat today. The chance to go to Houdan for the Vernissage of the exhibit Les Petits Bonheurs sans enfant. An afternoon, a couple of hours just for me, to be inspired, to meet and … Continue reading

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My Paris Love Affair

I’ve been living in Paris, on again/ off again, since 1995. Paris is a city that I will never tire of. Though I have come and gone, returned and then left again, each time I am in Paris, even with … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom

I came across this contemporary bit of wisdom the other day and find it noteworthy to share. I like that the message is modern but presented in a sort of old-fashioned way. I’d like to use this as inspiration and … Continue reading

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