Saturday, October 24, 2009

Rain, Rain, Go Away... or Maybe Not

Years back, I was caught in a Paris rain storm (much like today's DC downpour!), but a miracle happened... the storm started just as I was passing by the most gorgeous umbrella store, Madeleine Gély. My Paris souvenir was a beautiful umbrella, which without the storm, I never would have splurged on! Over the years, it remains one of my favorite travel purchases. Sometimes the practicality of the moment, leads to a lovely and timeless buy.

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