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 in when we might arrive at CDG, we didn’t make reservations for the train to Brugge. …

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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, polished and refurbed ring.

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 we never got around to seriously working on French language skills. The recovery plan for …

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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 take the TGV Brugge. Rotterdam for the TDF prologue and the departure of Stage 1. …

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