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PARIS—5TH. Blue-state special. Elegant ground-floor studio. 17th-century building, steps from Seine, opposite Notre Dame. Gourmet kitchen. Sleeps three. One week minimum.

ST. GERMAIN charming last floor, agreeably furnished, view, elevator, max 3 people.

FRANCE, DORDOGNE—Privately sited, beautifully restored, 18th-century stone farmhouse. Antiques, modern amenities, saltwater pool. 28 bucolic acres of woods, meadow, orchards, stream. Charming nearby villages. Sleeps 4. Weekly. (212) 772-2030;;

ROME. Piazza del Popolo. Charming furnished flat with a view of the church of Piazza del Popolo. 2BR (one double BR, one single). Large kitchen/dining room, one bathroom. Wi-Fi, TV, dishwasher, washing machine. 4th floor with elevator. Air conditioning. 700 euros weekly and 1,800 monthly. For details contact:

ITALY, TUSCANY 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom villa, spectacular views, gorgeous pool and gardens, 5-star reviews.

PROVENCE, CÔTE D’AZUR. Steeped in history. Stunning views.;

TUSCANY MONTEPULCIANO: culture, wine, thermal bath country. Spacious 3–4 bedrooms/3 baths (3000euros/wk) or 2 bedrooms/2 baths (2500 euros/wk) apartment in city center—views of countryside from terrace and garden; fully equipped kitchen, laundry, Wi-Fi.  Day trips to Siena, Florence. 2 weeks min.

THE ITALIAN DREAM: Umbria country home 75min north of Rome, Orvieto area.  Short/long term, sabbatical. Peace, inspiration, green design & good living.



BOLINAS, CA, 2-bedroom. Ocean view. Terrific writer’s getaway. $3200/mo. $950 per week. or (415) 717-7876.

SANTA FE. Architect’s all solar electric, 3-bedroom on 12.5 acres, weekly. (978) 369-2647;


Vacation Rentals

BROOKLIN, ME. Shorefront house on Eggemoggin Reach, sleeps 9. Near WoodenBoat School, Blue Hill, Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park, and coastal adventures.

ESTES PARK, COLORADO. 3 BR, 3 1/2 BA near RMNP, YMCA of the Rockies.

YELLOWSTONE IN WINTER! Rent our 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA cabin right at NE entrance to Park, on the one road that stays open all year. Fly to Bozeman, drive via N entrance at Gardiner. Sleeps 10, full kitchen, local host, TV, Wi-Fi, fireplace, spa. Enjoy wildlife, snowshoeing, no crowds! Contact



GRUMPY WOMAN SEEKS GROUCHY MAN for a few laughs and a cup of tea. NYC. NYR Box 68290.

SEMI-RETIRED GAY COUPLE—NYC ex-pats  living in Litchfield County—miss the energy and conversation of the auld sod. Any others like us up here, gay or straight? Let’s have a Negroni and talk.

NEW YORK CITY ATTORNEY, well read and well traveled, vigorous, eclectic, good listener. But life is more. Seeks woman to share the adventure. Femmes francophones appréciées. NYR Box 68070.

PRETTY BLACK WOMAN, self-employed professional, social justice advocate, seeking loyal, compassionate, loving man (65–77). Same ethnicity or different.

PRIVATE DATING CLUB for attractive, accomplished gentlemen (ages 20s–70+) interested in meeting beautiful, accomplished, intelligent women. You should be open to a lasting relationship when you meet the right person. NY, LA, SF, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Atlanta, Seattle, Dallas, Toronto, London, and all major cities. Reply with bio/photo in confidence:

UES WIDOWER, 87 (but looks early 70ish) 6’3”, 180 lbs, into cooking and The American Songbook, seeks tall, thin, elegant lady who is into ballroom dancing and sex. Reply to

FUN FACTIVIST seeks another unabashed news junkie, a man who’s smart, open, and makes me laugh. I’m a tall, attractive, youthful-looking 60-year-old woman who’s quick-witted, creative, independent. Hamptons/NYC.

NEW YORK JEWISH (NR) WOMAN, 70ish, robustly healthy, au courant, sought by retired professional to enjoy the City, the World, and each other. NYR Box 68285.

MWM ERROR THEORIST looking for compatible F to help figure out what’s important. Cambridge area.



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