Pau Already

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Pau Already
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Month: June 2010

What time is it?

  Tuesday, June 29 – Wednesday, June 30 The trip was marvelously uneventful. Both legs of the flight departed on time and arrived early, which defied the recent history for this route.  Because we didn’t have a lot of confidence Read more…


Getting close to ORD

Over Kansas, via AA’s wi-fi and my iPod: looks like we’ll make our connection for the Paris leg with no problems. Just found out we have a little personal admin stuff we need to address while we’re traveling. Hopefully we Read more…


So far, so good.

Despite months of pre planning and a relaxing evening, we still wound up a bit rushed with “out the door” stuff. Anyway, PHX-ORD flight seems to be operating OK. Only “Oh shit!”, aka “Oh merde”, thus far is Laurel forgot her recently cleaned, Read more…


Day 1 begins and I’m up way too early.

Ok, so it’s 1330 CEST, but it’s just past 4 in the morn here, and I’m awake. Packing is done, cleaning is done, we’re in pretty good shape so I’m playing with Google Maps and trying to set up a Read more…


Next up is sandles with sox…

Could it be I’m getting like WAY old? When traveling in a countries where English is not the primary language, I have this rule about never eating in a restaurant that offers English menus. It’s much more fun to be where Read more…


It shouldn’t take this much

If it takes five bound folders, several dozen filed emails, a couple of really complex spreadsheets, a set of OneNote files and a SharePoint site to plan your Euro trip, you MAY be a techno-weenie. Actually, this is far more Read more…


Mireille et Robert

It’s hard to believe, but one week from today we’ll be on our way. There’s still a little catching up on the DO list, but all-in-all I’d say we’re in pretty good shape. The one exception to this is that Read more…


Tour! Here we come.

Planning for the Tour de France 2010 and More trip is pretty much complete. This is, after all, the real retirement celebration kick-off and we need to do it in style. Key destinations thus far include: Fly to CDG-Paris and Read more…