Friday, December 22, 2006

Taking Tea with...Maitress


Payard Patissierie
Afternoon Tea at Payard, original watercolor, 9" x 12"

Maitresse and I have been emailing since July when she noticed I "visually trope". Meaning I figuratively jump from subject to subject finding connections between things that appear unconnected (I think..?) We call it "scatter brained". The French call it Du coq à l'âne. M./Lauren Elkin is a writer, critic, blogger, scholar.
More cups! I love the details at Payard Patisserie. You look down and there are tea cups on the mosaic floor tiles. You look up and there are molded croissants in the plaster reliefs on the ceiling.

I was early so I ordered Mint tea and waited...enfin Maitress arrived

We laid our cards on the table first thing...Our MOO Cards! Hers are all of Venice and mine are all macarons

Maitresse/Lauren drank Earl Grey..she's in from Paris for just a few days.

Payard Macarons and Cherries, original watercolor, 9" x 12"
I love all the yellow striped boxes and ribbons and cards at Payard
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12 comments:

  1. I hope you have a safe and happy holiday and a great new year!

    Erin

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  2. Thanks for the peek into Payard. This blog is such a morning treat with my cup of coffee!

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  3. I really love the top watercolor...

    How much are you asking for it?

    Thanks

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  4. I really love the top watercolor...

    How much are you asking for it?

    Thanks

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  5. I really love the top watercolor...

    How much are you asking for it?

    Thanks

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  6. looks like the blog is up!

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  7. Sipping tea... in such surrounds... just what I wish I was actually doing right this moment.
    take care, g

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  8. it was lovely to meet you! que la prochaine soit a paris.

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  9. Anonymous9:24 PM

    Carol...
    Absolutely LOVE the top watercolor.and the 2nd one is a close
    second! It's one of those that leaves nothing left to say!
    Nice to see I'm in good company.
    sjerseyboy

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  10. Merry Christmas CG and everyone else who loves PBA works :o)

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  11. Your blog is the most fun ever! Your work is wonderful too. For a minute, I think I'm in NYC that I haven't seen in 40 years! thanks for your work--it's appreciated

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  12. Anonymous6:41 PM

    Je envie un peu Maitresse...I hope one day we´ll have a café too ; )
    S.

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