There should be a name for the syndrome that occurs when you're in Paris and you already miss it.

— Rosecrans Baldwin

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And all Halloween candy pales next to candy corn, if only because candy corn used to appear, like the Great Pumpkin, solely on Halloween.


The best thing about candy is that it can't be spoiled by the adult world. Candy is innocent.


I never had the idea of moving to Paris and becoming something.

I liked the idea of living in Paris because it seemed to have so many parts of life I really enjoyed. The people there seemed to prize literature and art, food and drinking, a more hedonistic way of living.


For me, the experience of being in other culture really set up a longing.

When I'm traveling, things seem really sharp. You learn things ten times faster.


Americans continue to visit Paris not just for Paris, but for ‘Paris.

’ As if out of some collective nostalgia for what Paris should be, more than what it is. For someone else’s memories.


I think there's tons of life and excitement in Paris.

There are lots of old people and young people creating sexy new culture, but they're having to do it in the middle of a theme park. Paris is so dedicated to preserving its sense of itself, "we were great once upon a time," that it's hard for people who are making work right now to have to struggle in this sort of museum.


Thanksgiving, our eminent moral holiday, doesnt have much for children.

At its heart are conversation, food, drink, and fellowship - all perks of adulthood.


Nicholas Sarkozy made the point that both America and France have political systems that they want to share with the world. There's an emphasis on being a unique person. Screw you if you don't like it. But the problem is, they're all the same.


I was 23 when I learned how to cook; I grew up around the same time. It was precisely then that Thanksgiving started to mean something more. Growing up, Christmas was always about me, and eventually you, when I finally started to enjoy the giving part. But Thanksgiving is always about us.


I like to find music that shares a rhythm with the sentences I'm working on.

And though I'll probably regret saying this, I think some songs actually don't sound too bad when they're played through lousy speakers.


In Europe, it's common to hear about young professionals living with their parents. With the continent's high rents and taxes and its population density, it makes sense.


That's when I began drinking coffee. I was hung up on every little thing. I loved Paris, and felt straightaway at home. Not to be grandiose, but it seemed like all the city had been waiting for me.


About Rosecrans Baldwin

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Novelist
Birthday March 30, 1977