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Wednesday, November 09, 2005

There's a place in France...

As I read the newspaper accounts and watch the news from a burning Paris I remember our summer trip to Italy. There, in Murano where we bought our stem wear (wine glasses) the Italian man explained to me that Europians don't understand Americans and how violent they are. Citing the looting in New Orleans at the time he said things like that would never happen in Europe.

Maybe France doesn't count. Of course there were riots in Northern Ireland while we were there as well.

He was a nice man, married to a girl from Brooklyn. The glasses are beautiful. If you come and visit you can drink out of them.

1 comment:

Mollina said...

Well, the French consider themselves above everyone - even the French, so I'm sure they don't count as Europeans. And Northern Ireland is neither here nor there. I think they should join forces with Iceland and Greenland and form their own continent.

I can't wait to drink out of the stem wear! They're so pretty!