Apr 022017
 
Jeannie's Day Out

Yesterday was a very low-key day. Chris woke up with that scratchy, back-of-the-throat thing and by late afternoon we had to cancel our anniversary dinner reservations. Today, the morning again started off rainy and cold, a continuation of the previous day’s weather.

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Mar 272017
 
Adapting in Toulouse

Regardless of how many times we move into a new town and apartment, it is still a challenge. That said, it is always an adventure, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Such challenges keep the brain sharp … or so they say. There are times when my mind just says, “huh?”

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Mar 222017
 
A Brief Return to Paris

Over the past three years, it was much simpler to depart on another leg of our adventure. Since we didn’t have a house and cars, packing up and going was straightforward … we just repacked our bags and left. Yet, we have never reflected much on what we leave behind, but rather what we are going to … always looking forward, rarely back. Still, …

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Sheboygan – USA

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Feb 222017
 
Sheboygan - USA

Our time in Canada had come to a close, and we boarded a plane for our return to the USA. We were heading to Sheboygan, Wisconsin for a visit with Jeannie’s side of the family.

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Québec City

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Feb 162017
 
Québec City

Québec City, one of the oldest cities in North America, occupies a commanding position on cliffs overlooking the St. Lawrence river, and is an old-world style gem with narrow cobblestone streets and 17th- and 18th-century architecture.

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Feb 142017
 
Just North of the Border

No matter where we travel, we always seek out nature. Whether in forests, woods and other natural areas, or parks, gardens, and greenways, we find these places to be refuges from the commotion of big cities.

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Feb 022017
 
A Day at the Races

It was a late summer day in Montréal, and the big event for the weekend was a bicycle race. Not just any race, but a world-class competition. Jeannie opted out of the days activities, mainly because she didn’t want to keep up with my need to wander far and wide to capture the ‘perfect’ image.

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Jan 242017
 
To the Land of the Maple Leaf

Back in North America, we were going to spend a month in Montréal, Canada in a small, charming, urban cottage before returning to the USA. This city is wonderfully diverse, friendly, historic, fun and delightfully French.

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