Wednesday, January 13, 2010

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Is this your chair waiting for you..?
Or would you rather sit by the wine barrel?
In the Passage des Panoramas...
Garcon Bonjour Monsieur, I'll have a Chรขteau Margaux 1er Grand Cru.'59 s.v.p.
Or would you rather have a plate of charcuterie at Da Rosa on rue de Seine?
Chocolat chaud anyone?
A kir at Cafe Indiana..?
OK...so a girl can dream can't she?
This is definitely my hand reaching for this tarte...sigh
So who here does not have the WDs?
The WDs = the WINTER DOLDRUMS!!!
Everybody! Time for some more GLEE
Get out of your chairs (bed?)
All together, let's belt it out !





You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
And if you try sometimes you just might find
You get what you need
Oh yes!
Woo!
Oh yeah, hey hey hey, oh...

BONJOUR WDs!!!

29 comments:

Jill in the UK said...

It was so nice to see the young man in a show in a wheelchair, its
never happened here so l applaud Paris for careing,
Jill xxx

Annie said...

I have a full-blown case of the WINTER DOLDRUMS!!!
Ach...
But thanks for some morning cheer
:)

Janinne said...

I come here to get rid of the WDs..
Works like a charm

Melodie said...

But I heard this . . .

"It's better to aim for the stars, even if you don't make it all the way, you will make it
farther than if you had not of tried at all".

M.R. said...

Keep painting, photoing(?) laughing . . . just be YOU. Your are special.

Have a great day.

I loved, loved, loved the photos today!

Roxanne Steed said...

I call it winter-funk. I spend my time thinking about all the places I'd rather be! Your blog helps me get "my head outa town"!! (to sunnier places!!) :-D

La Petite Gallery said...

I can dream I am at that
delecatessen, and people watching. I remember beautifully dressed women. (none FAT)
Strolling the sidewalk with a
bunch of flowers with heads
facing down. French bread
under the arm.
The Art Nouveau street lamps.
Wish I was with you.
Yvonne

ilona said...

waaay too early for winter doldrums. hold it together, find some sunshine - like paris breakfasts......

Rick Tulka said...

On your blog today, you should never let people think they can say "garcon." It is totally not done today. Just thought you should know....since you are always telling people how to act in Paris, dress, etc.

Rick

Misha in Paris said...

garcon is old fashion,
now is Monsieur
or s'il vous plait ...
or just signal gently

Linda said...

I really love your pictures...

Vicki said...

Thought of you immediately when I saw this...
*note that I have no affiliation of any kind with this seller;
I saw la Tour Eiffel and thought of you... :-) )

Vicki, one of your many ParisBreakfasts followers

Diane said...

I received the two watercolors I purchased from you TODAY! That cured my WD's for now and for the future. Thank you so much and dear readers, if you haven't purchased one of your own, do it now!

M.E. said...

I absolutely love your blog.
It brightens up my day and puts me in a good mood no matter what has been going on.

PB relieves the WDs.

BonjourRomance said...

I agree with everyone, Paris Breakfasts takes care of my WDs too. I'm and American living in Paris and I think you have a fantastic grasp of how things are done here - I still get confused!
I have found that if you are polite when trying to get your point across the French are very patient and kind.
Happy painting Carol!

Nikon said...

There is nothing like a "blow your brains out grey" day in Providence :)
I love your red arrows (one especially - thanks :)
I've yet to see Glee, but I loved the music....

M said...

Carol, you know the Passage des Panoramas!!! (Not that I should be surprised...!). Isn't it a dreamy place? Love those Paris arcades.
XO
Michael
PS: I gave you a "Beautiful Blog Award" on my own blog the other day, but then it occurred to me that you've probably received DOZENS of Beautiful Blog Awards already. But enjoy all the same; you deserve it!

Sandra Berryhill-Huish [EQUITY REAL ESTATE] said...

Dear Carolg:
I am going to Paris next month for two short days and googled: "What should I wear in Paris in winter?" and found your wonderful Blog!!!
Thank you- thank you- MERCI!!!
Sandra

Merisi said...

Oh. I can't? *long silence*

William Ternay, Jr. said...

Winter blahs, eh?
Mmmmm...how about "Winner" blahs.
How about just plain "Winner"!
And like most Winners, dear Carol,
PB is just that, and an inspiration to so many (obviously) who glong on every day.
Like me.
Bill

bonnie said...

> Please start watching GLEE!!! and you will sing.

you are right!
i am over here watching it now on FOX...
on episode 9---> wheels

:-)
and
i am singing...
thanks
bonnie

Dianne said...

that's my chair at the table with the check tablecloth - I'm waiting for some special french friends to arrive - I can't quite see the menu- dothey have salade composee - I hope so that's oh so french!!

jules @ The Diversion Project said...

No winter blahs here...it's summer and lovely. However there are some serious 'boo!!! hoo!! oh my gaaaaaawd i miss Paris' sentiments.

Lovely photos, m.b.c.

jules :)

Libbie said...

So, please, please tell us more about the girl in the white dress with the white poodle! Did you just happen upon her? Is she a model taking a break? Is she really French? That picture is priceless -- I'd think you could sell that one (if you know where to find her and gain her permission.) I love your blog, your photos and your paintings.

Libbie

Nursapalooza said...

OMGosh, I sing this to my kids ALL the time!

Parisbreakfasts said...

LIBBIE-
I found the girl in the white dress on Amazon...
For SALE...
And she IS priceless
Like $249!!!
It's from Vogue...
Vogue At the Pร tisserie Cador in Paris Photograph

Merisi said...

I forgot to mention that I really loved the well-loved Thonet chairs next to the wine barrel! and the table cloth with the huge red and white checkers and the .... everything really.

jeanette, mistress of longears said...

Ok, so just what day is Glee on tv?

Fifi Flowers said...

Oooooh je voudrais aime... to sit at one of those tables... le sigh!