One step at a time amid Paris’ subdued New Year Eve (静かなパリの大晦日、前進は一歩づつ)

You must never take anything for granted.  Last year, I joined the crowd on the streets of Paris and stayed on until the midnight when the city of Light lit the sky with fireworks, laser beams spreading out from the Arc de Triumph.  Something told me I had to unless I wanted to miss out.  […]