Monday, March 24, 2014

Birthdays in Paris


Just a quick note to tell you 
that I am in Paris this week for two birthdays. 
Mine (which is today) 
and my sister's which was this day last week. 
My sweetie surprised me with a ticket 
to surprise my sister for her 50th.
And surprise her I did! 
We pulled it off and she had absolutely no idea.
We took her to Le Train Bleu
in the Gare de Lyon train station. 
What a magnificent place! 
I'm posting a few photos just to give you an idea.


I had to stifle my reticence at snapping photos 
in the face of such opulence...


but they must be used to it.


And all the waiters were very kind. 


Of course I've taken a boat-load of photos while I've been here...


...and promise to be back soon with photos of our dinner.


In the meantime, 
Oh La La
and 
A bientot!


(Photos copyright: Kirsten Steen)

6 comments:

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

JOYEUX ANNIVERSAIRE MON AMIE! And to celebrate in PARIS? How lucky you are! BRAVO! Anita

DolceDreams said...

Fabulous!!! Enjoy and A Happy Birthday!
Nathalie

donna baker said...

Now that is what I call a birthday celebration. Happy days, Kirsten.

Relyn Lawson said...

WOW!! What a marvelous present! I can't wait to hear about it and see your pictures. Happy, happy birthday!!

Jeanie said...

Happiest of birthdays to you! And your sister, too! I think that was a four-star present for you both! Enjoy every minute -- how could you not at such an elegant place?

Anne Delon said...

Ah yes! That was unforgettable!!! Thank you for the complete surprise! And aren't we fortunate to have men who care so much about us? I don't know about you, but I've been feeling a bit princessy over the last couple of weeks! Yay!