Paris! La Sainte-Chapelle Shakespeare And Company – The Abbey Bookstore

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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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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Springtime in the Rockies is a Metaphor for Life:

Toasty Warm Sapphire Sky Days Mixed with Single Digit Biting Winds

 Cobalt sky and 8 this calm morning. We crunch frozen snow on our mountain nature trail before the sunshine bathes our valley. The serenity covers me like a cozy quilt.

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New Years Eve

 

 

Celebrating New Year’s Eve

With My Gratitude Jar

 

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New Years Eve 2022 a sweet message from my sweet husband as we usher out the spent year and welcome in an unspent year – gratitude comes to mind…

 

In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and without fail, linked with greater happiness.

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Measuring Success

In graduate school, I had a professor who, for whatever reason, didn’t want to give me an ‘A’. I was three points away from my ‘A’. I KNEW what was coming – and I was correct:

                                                         

“Professor, you said that if we came to every class and always participated that we would get extra credit.”

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The Secret of Life is Enjoying the Passage of Time

 

Listening to music the other day that James Taylor song played: “The Secret of Life is Enjoying the Passage of Time” and I thought how spot on! Time is going to pass. We might as well enjoy the ride! 45 years have passed since the first time I came to Lake City; it was our honeymoon.

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