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This is gold???

Once upon a bridge in Paris, I was taking an afternoon stroll with my husband. We were exploring the locks placed there by hundreds of other couples, when seemingly out of nowhere an old woman bent down and picked up a gold ring. “This is gold?” she asked me, enthusiastically holding it out for me […]

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I was on the Champs, on my way to the PSG Boutique to continue to get fanned-out for my new hometown soccer team.  A fairly attractive girl came up to me with a clipboard.  “Do you speak English?”  “Yes,” I replied.  “We are raising money for children.”  “Where,” I asked, prepared to give a couple […]

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