You know I’m excited about something when I wake up naturally before my alarm goes off in the morning, and leap out of bed ready to greet the new day! Well, on this day of my 2007 summer in Europe, I was excited about the fact that I WAS IN PARIS! The city I had dreamed of visiting for so long. I couldn’t stay in bed any longer, even after a late night out the evening before. I quickly got myself ready then headed out to find some breakfast while my travel buddy, Teresa, continued to get ready. I walked down the street to a boulangerie (might have been a p√Ętisserie – don’t they both sell pastries?) and bought us each a croissant and…