Tag Archives: Travel

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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Florida. The Casino. A Wedding. Family Photos. And Countess Pomegranate Martinis.Part Two__The Casino and Family Pics!

A little backstory before I continue with Part Two. My mother, Germaine, and her two sisters (the ones who were not nuns) Margie and Tessie, loved to gamble.  I use this term somewhat loosely. Their gambling consisted of Bingo games … Continue reading

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Florida. The Casino. A Wedding. Family Photos. And Countless Pomegranate Martinis. Part One–The Travel.

NOTE:  I had too much to write on last weekend’s trip to Florida so I have to break it down into a couple of parts Last week at this time, I was getting ready for a trip to Florida.  My … Continue reading

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Visiting Paris Anytime Soon? Let’s Talk About It!

I don’t think of myself as an “expert” on Paris.  But,  I’ve been to the City of Lights many times in the past fifteen years that would place me on a level of being comfortable enough that I can find … Continue reading

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Paris in Four Days—A Louvre-ly Last Day with Art and Family!

Our last and final day, before heading home tomorrow, was a full one—and pleasant from morning till night! Good Morning from our room at the  Hotel Prince de Conti ! I love this hotel for its charm, great location and … Continue reading

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Paris in Four Days—Part Three. Mucha Do About Nothing but a Great Exhibit!

It’s Saturday already and tonight we will go to the apartment of my husband’s cousin, Jean-Denis and his wife Marie.  But we do have an interesting day planned. As usual, it seems that whenever we are in France—there’s something going … Continue reading

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Four Days in Paris 2018- Part Two Our Rebellious Thanksgiving Dinner and a Most Busy Black Friday!

I left off where we were getting ready for our Thanksgiving Dinner.  But wait.   I need to backtrack a couple of things. Given the fact that the hotel’s lighting was horrific (I’ll be writing about that later), I managed to … Continue reading

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Not Your Norman Rockwell’s Thanksgivings!

When I tell you, it’s been crazytown around here, I’m not kidding. The Lady Parts Exams are all finished. Let me tell you.  I had a mammogram set for last Friday, the 16th. This is always the one exam that … Continue reading

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THE Only Travel Palette That You Will Ever Need!

Do you have an at-the-ready travel bag of cosmetics?  If you do, then you know what I’m talking about. My travel cosmetics bag, which I’ve edited!! If you don’t, might I suggest creating one and stashing it in a weekender … Continue reading

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A Weekend in NYC—And A Big Surprise! Part One

I’m pretty sure that I mentioned to you that Bonaparte and I were headed to Manhattan for an overnight stay.  My daughter, Oona and her boyfriend, Sam were spending the weekend in The Big Apple because she has a week … Continue reading

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