Do you remember reading “All Quiet on the Western Front” in your freshman English class? I can barely remember it, but I remember the artwork on the cover. It was stark barbed wire and a German soldier. The story recounts the mental and physical toll of World War I. It was a story that I… Continue reading Battlefields of Verdun, France
Disney blogs are kind of hard to write. There are so many out there that have fantastic insider tips, dos and don’ts, and can basically recite the entire Disney history to you in one fail swoop. Don’t get me wrong — we love Disney. We’ve hit up almost every major park: Disneyland and California Adventure,… Continue reading Disneyland Paris
I’m a September baby. My mom had the good fortune to go into labor with me on Labor Day, 38 years ago. I wasn’t actually born on Labor Day … they told her to go home, have a glass of wine, kick her feet up and come in the next day. Every now and again, my birthday… Continue reading Paris, France. Again, again.
Day 3 We started off the day with the breakfast buffet at the hotel. Let me tell you, friends…this thing was spot on for European breakfast. Croissants, baguettes, charcuterie plates, carbs galore! It was probably the best breakfast place we’ve had in our travels thus far. After breakfast, we introduced Mom and Dad to the… Continue reading Paris, France (again…deux)
Day 1 The flight from Rome to Paris went by fairly quickly, just under 2 hours and not bumpy at all. We got our bags quickly and the van driver that we had found (again, via Viator) was there waiting for us. I had to run over to the Paris Tourist desk and pick up… Continue reading Paris, France (again…une)
Happy New Year, friends! I hope that you had a holiday filled with laughter and love. My cousin and his wonderfully awesome family came and stayed with us for Christmas and New Years. Two day trips, 4 cases of Happy Hippos and a gazillion games of Rummy later, we had to say goodbye and return… Continue reading Paris, France