July 2005 archives

Forget Catherine Deneuve and Carole Bouquet. The most photographed and revered woman in Paris is Denise Acabo. With her braided pig-tails, necktie, and crisply-pleated kilt, Denise is the sweetest woman in Paris. Her shop, A l’Etoile d’Or, has an ethereal selection of artisan confections and chocolates from France and whenever I go, I invariably find something new to try, something tasty, something that is so…

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…I-T-A, that’s BRITA™! It lurks in my kitchen, waiting…and waiting. It thirsts for the precious fluid of life. And it will stop at nothing to get it. It is voracious. It is unstoppable. And it doesn’t care who gets in its way. I can’t leave it alone. I hydrate. The water level drops, it needs to be filled. It craves it. Seeking completion. It hungers…

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