Friday, December 22, 2006

Taking Tea with...Maitress

Payard PatissierieMaitresse,Lauren Elkin says I "visually trope". I figuratively jump from subject to subject finding connections. Friends say I'm "scatter brained". The French call it Sauté du coq à l'âne. Lauren is a writer, critic, blogger, scholar and the author of, Flâneuse, Women Who Walk the City.
I love the details at Payard Patisserie. Look down and see tea cups on the floor. Look up and molded croissants in 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 Venice and mine are all macarons
Maitresse/Lauren drank Earl Grey..she's in New York 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

Click on me *** Please REMEMBER the Menu For HopeIII We've just till tonight midnight to help.

11 comments:

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

    Erin

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  2. Anonymous9:31 AM

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

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  3. Anonymous10:51 AM

    I really love the top watercolor...

    How much are you asking for it?

    Thanks

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  4. Anonymous10:51 AM

    I really love the top watercolor...

    How much are you asking for it?

    Thanks

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  5. Anonymous3:50 PM

    looks like the blog is up!

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  6. Anonymous8:33 PM

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

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  7. Anonymous9:06 PM

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

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

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  10. 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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  11. Anonymous6:41 PM

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

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