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An Event Worth Noting

A week ago, June 29, Laurie and I celebrated our 50th anniversaire de mariage. We were perfectly okay with that until I mentioned that we’ve been married half a century. That took away both our breaths! Our French family gave … Continue reading

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We Made it!

We made it to France – two weeks ago, actually – but not without a wee bit of drama at JFK in New York. We arrived at the airport plenty early (gotta love Lyft: cheaper, faster and way more comfortable … Continue reading

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Grandkids!

Everyone who knows us knows these long trips are really just disguise for our very favorite activity: squeezing our grandkids! We went to Elmsford, NY first to refresh our grandkid-squeezing skills. We had just the best time with Craig and … Continue reading

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Back in France, 2018

Yep, we’re in France again. In fact, we’ve been here almost two weeks, having arrived Wednesday, May 16. That means that, yes, I’m way behind posting to this world-famous – well, regionally well-known – travel blog. I’ll use the excuse … Continue reading

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Excitement Before We Even Leave

French air traffic controllers are going on strike this weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We leave here Friday, so things may be a little difficult. We likely won’t know what’s happening until Friday morning. Travel can be such fun, especially … Continue reading

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Whoo-hooo! Grandkids!

We’re back in the good old US of A and visiting Craig and Annie and Clara and the newest Zumsteg, Henry. This is totally fun, and makes leaving France easier. Without further blather, here’re some pictures. Clara’s birthday Clara celebrated … Continue reading

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Comments off

I’ve turned comments off, as I’m getting 40-50 spam comments a day now.

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Driving a Classic

Most folks who know me know I love old cars and old airplanes; today I got up-close-and-personal with a classic French car, the Citroën 2CV. Last Saturday night we had a wonderful dinner; one couple there own a Citroën Deux-Chevaux … Continue reading

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Technical Problems Part II

This morning I ran into the same technical problems as I had in early July, so if pictures – particularly in the Venice post – are gone, bear with me. I’ll get them back, but it may take a day … Continue reading

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Henry

Everyone has something they are really good at. So far, it appears that Henry is really good at sleeping…

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