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Pls help w/itinerary in Paris, question re: Paris TGV to Luxembourg

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Hello, I am always cautious posting on here because sometimes you Fodorites can be pretty cut throat :) Although, how you manage to answer the same questions over and over again dealing with some pretty incompetent people is beyond me. So, taking a chance that I may be one of them, I will forge ahead. I know you are wonderful though because you helped me plan my trip to London in 2009.

I am a 42 year old woman traveling alone to Paris for the first time in September 2012. I have researched this trip so much that the more I research I just keep adding places to my spreadsheet that I want to see. So, I am going to post the list and hope you will give me your opinions on some of your favorites and ones you think I should let go for this trip. I will be in Paris for 7.5 days (does not include travel). I know I have to whittle it down. I am staying in an apartment very near Bonne Nouvelle metro stop and then am staying two days at The Five Hotel (it was a really good deal). I'm on a very modest budget and will be getting either the 4-day or 6-day museum pass.

Notre Dame see crown of thorns at 3pm - 1st Sat
St. Chappelle
Ile St. Louis
Musee D'Orsay
L'Orangerie
Place de la Concorde
Arc de Triomphe
Grand Palais
Petit Palais
Pont Alexandre III
Jaquemart - Andre
Porte de Vanves Flea Market
Rue Montorgueil
St Eustache
Passages Vivenne, Joffrey, etc.
Galeries Lafayette
Opera
Madeleine
National Bibliotheque
Musee Gustave Moreau
Eiffel Tower
29 Avenue Rapp (it's just a door but am hoping for more architecture on this street)
Les Invalides
Rodin Museum
Pere LaChaise
Louvre
Pont Neuf
Bouquinistes
Tuileries Garden
St. Severin
Musee Cluny
St. Etienne du Mont
Pantheon
Rue Mouffetard
Jardin des Plantes
Luxembourg Gardens
Montmartre Sacre Coeur
Bateaux Vedettes du Pont Neuf (goodbye Paris)
Fontain Cuvier
Square Rene-Viviani
Cour de Rohan (closed sundays)
Canal St. Martin Cruise
Place Furstemburg Musee Delacroix

Also, if that were not enough I will be traveling from Paris to Luxembourg to visit some cousins by marriage. I am planning on taking the TGV from Gare l'Est to Luxembourg (the country). I would like to know if it is feasible to see Reims cathedral as a pit stop in the middle of the day and continue on to Luxembourg.

Thank you so very much in advance! I have searched the threads for the last two months and have gotten wonderful suggestions so far regarding transportation, apartments, and of course food!

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