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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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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What Makes You Happy

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My sweet husband did this when he and Hope (border collie) went on an early walk and I saw it later walking with Hope and Joy (sheltie) – it just makes me smile – makes my heart smile – a love note in the snow – takes a moment – means so much…

 

Our son texted asking if we wanted to zoom…so thoughtful.

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Mountain Magic

 

Rainbow Clouds

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 Nature almost always plays a part in a really good day for me. This morning’s walk on our nature trail included a rainbow cloud. It is a fairly rare phenomenon. It’s a little miracle to me that I was in the right place at the right time to get to see this.

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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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There’s Magic in Ordinary Days

 

In a world with global warming, Covid, war, bullying…my love and I live in the mountains, enjoy each other and try not to think too much…

                                                                                                                                               

The autumn color is awe-inspiring. My flower boxes against the golden aspen can’t be ignored.  

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