Paris tour part 3

Paris & the French Countryside – Part 3

 

 April 18

 

 

I get fun pictures as we are walking – many people have well behaved canine companions on leashes & that gets my attention.  Too, look at this woman’s fun purse – it’s made to look like a piano

 

 

 

 

We continue walking this well-choreographed tour as Claire leads us to this cheese shop.

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Paris & the French Countryside Part 2

Day 2 of the Tour
April 17

 

Our tour has officially begun

 

The Seine River with the Eiffel Tower as we walk around Paris!

 

 

La Sainte-Chapelle

Construction began sometime after 1238 and the chapel was consecrated on 26 April 1248. The Sainte-Chapelle is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture.

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Paris & The French Countryside – Part 1

Bruce & Julie – October 2017
in celebration of our 40th wedding anniversary which was August 20th 2017

Big cities have special problems that other places don’t. Watch out for taxi driver scams in Paris. We knew how much a taxi should cost from the airport to our hotel.

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Celebrating the Winter Solace

Celebrating Life in Ireland

Newgrange

In 2009 our 27-year-old son was a visiting scholar at Trinity University in Dublin Ireland.

On the fabulous trip to see him we got to experience Newgrange…

Newgrange World Heritage site

Newgrange, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a prehistoric monument dating back over 5,000 years, The passage tomb features a 19m (62ft) long passage leading to a central chamber which is adorned with megalithic art.

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What’s the Secret

My husband and I married on August 20, 1977.

Over the decades people have asked us what’s the secret…

 

                                                                                                 

  

This poster was in the airport when we arrived in Venice, Italy.

It was October 2019. We had no idea of what was around the corner…             

 The pandemic – Covid has been life changing worldwide

Yet we were getting correct, scientific information

from the World Health Organization and Dr.

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Our Grandchildren Visit

I want my children and my grandchildren to live in a world with clean air, pure drinking water, and an abundance of wildlife, so I’ve chosen to dedicate my life to wildlife conservation so I can make the world just a little bit better.

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Simple Joys So Abundant I Can Scoop Them Up

 

 

Sharing a simple summer lunch on our back deck together 

 

  

Giving a reading of my award-winning picture book

 

 

 

A summer walk in Crested Butte, Colorado

 

                                                           

Our front deck on a Colorado cool summer morning

 

 

Walking our nature trail

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”

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Life’s Adventures – Hiking & MORE

There are so many beautiful nearby hikes.

I appreciate that we can easily make a change to our daily

and weekly routine with an early morning hike and sometimes

a picnic as well.

We enjoy living in the mountains!

Hiking makes me feel so alive!

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What’s Going on with Me…

Our school…current inspirational message…

One of the many things I enjoy about where we live are the easy access

to different places to walk, picnic, have a spur of the moment adventure!

 

 

 

At every turn is a postcard pretty view…

 

 

                                                                                         

 

 

VERY unusual – a fire in the fireplace June 13.

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