I live in Paris, France…in one sense it’s like living in a work of art…the combined beauty of the architecture, the smell of sidewalk cafés and the weight of history at every turn can surprise me with moments of transcendence.

I live in the 11ème arrondissement, on one of the grand boulevards – Richard Lenoir, just north of where the infamous Bastille once stood.

I live with an amazing woman, Sanan. This year we celebrated 36 years together.

Together (along with 4 daughters) we’ve lived in some amazing places: Seattle, WA; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Guadeloupe, French West Indies; and Montréal, Québec.

Here’s a beautiful thing that happens occasionally outside our window at the market.