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Lisa Anselmo

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Lisa Anselmo has spent most of her professional career in magazine publishing, working on such iconic brands as Allure, Mademoiselle, InStyle, and People. She’s been everything from a creative director to an opera singer, but ultimately, she has followed her passion for storytelling and inspiring people.

Anselmo started traveling to Paris regularly more than ten years ago—at first, to cover the fashion trade shows for a lifestyle website. But soon, she had cultivated friends—both Parisians and expats—and eventually built another life across the ocean. After losing her mother to breast cancer, she was motivated to make her other life official, buying an apartment in Paris's Right Bank.

In 2014, she decided to leave her day job, and now splits
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I just had dinner in the park. With 17,000 of my closest friends. Okay, so the park was the Esplanade des Invalides near the Eiffel Tower. And the dinner was […]
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Tom Reeves's guide is wonderful for first-time visitors to Paris with an overview of what to expect when dining out in Paris (the lingo, the customs), but it also has reviews of restaurants and fine food purveyors mostly in the 5th arrondissement, wi ...more
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“Nostalgia is in my blood. My mother was a passionate teacher of history and a lover of all things "was." I, too, prefer the bygone, and I'm prone to waxing wistful over the end of something even as I'm living it--cherishing, hanging on.”
Lisa Anselmo, My (Part-Time) Paris Life: How Running Away Brought Me Home

“Every menu seems to be meat with a side of meat on a bed of meat.”
Lisa Anselmo, My (Part-Time) Paris Life: How Running Away Brought Me Home

“To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.”
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