Closed on Sunday

Observations after five months in Paris

Paris metro, upon missing the train

Paris is like New York City, except in French, with more smoke and less convenient hours.

Closed on Sunday

Don’t get hungry on Sundays. Almost all of the restaurants are closed. So are the grocery stores. It’s sort of like the Deep South in the seventies, when I was growing up. Back then, stores closed on…

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Welcome to The Reluctant Parisian, a blog about expat life in Paris with a Silicon Valley spin. I am a novelist by trade, an Alabamian by birth, and a Californian at heart. I'm also a wife and mother. How did we move from Silicon Valley to Paris? Reluctantly. #Paris #ExpatLife

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Michelle Richmond

Michelle Richmond

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New York Times bestselling author of THE MARRIAGE PACT — I help writers complete their first novels at Novelin9.com. Books at michellerichmond.com