My daughter Lauren is in Paris right now, living on my mom's boat in a port near the Bastille. When I called this morning (my time) it was late afternoon in Paris and she was about to go for a run around the port. As we spoke, I had a live webcam of the Eiffel Tower on my computer screen. How cool is that? I could see that it was a beautiful afternoon there - the winding down of a serenely sunny Parisian day. Meanwhile, I was just waking up in the San Fernando Valley.
Weird. Lauren had already experienced most of Monday, June 9th, and I was just sipping my coffee to begin my Monday. And here my daughter is in Paris - the city of lights, the city of romance, the city where Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, Pablo Picasso and Josephine Baker once roamed - yet Lauren asked, "So what's going on in the Valley?"
My answer: "Uhh... it's hot."
Oh, to be in Paris.
(I copied this photo from a live webcam of June 9th, 6:45 p.m. Paris time/9:45 a.m. in California)