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... of Madame Borghese is life-size; a sculpture of Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese, she was the "wayward" sister of Napoleon but the only one of his siblings to visit him during his exile on Elba. In the art world this piece is known as "Paolina Borghese, Venus Victorious." The similarities between the two faces, one of Ebe, the other of Pauline Bonaparte, are striking. (Oh, to have had a camera in the early 1800s for a life photograph of Pauline Bonaparte.)
... car radio said it was headed. (On 9 September, 1965, Betsy hit Grand Isle at 110 mph. The River at Baton Rouge rose by 10 feet. It is recorded as one of the most expensive hurricanes in U.S. history, largely because of the damage in Florida which it had crossed a week earlier.) I was a senior, Gee Gee was a junior, Stacy was in Law School. All three of us were well oiled; super sweet and nasty Morgan David was our seatmate on this excursion. We had been waiting on Betsy for days. ...
... to us.
We decided to press on at walking pace until off of the motorway and
just as soon as it had started, it stopped. The hotel was
conveniently located half a mile from the old city walls and the
hotel receptionist was very kind in drying our jeans and clothing for
us in the hotel laundry. When we had recovered, we walked up the
road and into the old city. It was very photogenic and worth ...
Did our usual walk to the beach. Unfortunately it was interrupted by Beth moaning of not feeling well. By the time we arrived, she was much better. Beth worshiping her sun god.
Managed to eat some food and get to the Irish bar again. She's much better now.
... curtain. Also, the door to the bathroom doesn't close so I prop a bunch of stuff in front of the door so it won't swing open in the middle of my shower. Not only that, but the shower head is one you hold and manipulate yourself. I go into the tub and realize I don't know if I'm supposed to sit down or stand up or how this whole thing works. I figure out finally how to manipulate the faucet and get the water going. So I start sitting down ...
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