Category Archives: Travel

A Week in Paris. The Final Day. The Return Home and Honest Thoughts.

It’s Sunday. Our last day in Paris before returning home. Our original idea of driving around the City of Lights and snapping photographs ended when we discovered the newest rule on Covid testing.  When we left for Paris, the rule … Continue reading

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C’mon! We’re Going on Vacation! But You Don’t Have to Pack!

Yes.  That’s correct.  I’m taking you on vacation and you don’t have to pack one thing.  Not even a toothbrush. No packing needed!!  Sit back and enjoy this non-flight flight! And after I take you to a few places, you’re … Continue reading

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Remembering Paris, Daniele, And Our Great Times Together

In another month Bonaparte and I will be back in France. This time it’ll be different because we won’t be in Paris.  Since Daniele’s passing, Bonaparte finds it very difficult to return. I can’t blame him.  I had another good … Continue reading

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Just Plane Fun!

Are you dying to find out how my trip to Arkansas went?  Well, it was great! But, as usual, I’ve got so much to tell you.  Like Julie Andrews sings, “Let’s Start at the Very Beginning”….   Please. Go put the kettle or … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes in February!

Tomorrow is the big day!  I’ll be enjoying the Christmas gift that the kids gave me.  A trip to Fayetteville, Arkansas to see Oona!  Last July, we tearfully bid each other farewell at LaGuardia—a result of her job transfer.  Oona’s … Continue reading

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The Old Lady and the Mediterranean Sea. Or Why Do I Stress Over Packing?

She was an old lady who traveled with her Frenchman in a plane in the sky and she had gone eighty-four days now without failing to stress about her luggage. In the first forty days her Frenchman had been annoyed … Continue reading

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