Marcia Strykowski

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Through Monet’s Eyes

As promised in my recent Seine River Cruise post, here is a post devoted to Monet and his beautifully preserved estate in Giverny where he lived for 43 years. Claude Monet (Nov. 14, 1840 – Dec. 5, 1926) was the founder of French Impressionist painting. He was also the first to paint a scene over and over …

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Seine River Cruise

Bonjour—I must share where I’ve been the past two weeks—I’ve been cruising along the coast of France! Our ship began its journey in the lovely village of Honfleur. The next day, we rode by bus to the Normandy D-Day beaches. We stopped at the American Cemetery. After a brief ceremony, it was especially moving when veterans from our …

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