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Annecy: Antsy, Anna Sea, or Aunt Nancy

As I said in yesterday’s story, D, M and I spent a recent weekend at the Alpine village/small city of Annecy, the Venice of the Alps. We wondered how it was pronounced: ‘ann-see’ or ‘anna-see’ and discovered that it was … Continue reading

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The Big 5-Oh-Oh

Once upon a time…”Be gentle dear reader: this is my first blog.” That entry was dated January 9, 2007 – almost seven years and four months ago. Since then, there have been hundreds of stories – big and small, international … Continue reading

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Our Tours of Dan Brown’s Inferno

For his latest birthday this past summer, J wanted the new book by Dan Brown, the author of the mega best-seller ‘The DaVinci Code.’ This latest entry in the Robert Langdon series is called ‘Inferno‘ and it takes its clues … Continue reading

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Notre Nid est Re-Plein

In a prior story, Notre Nid est Vide, I wrote of how the lovely missus and I were empty nesters. Now, for a few weeks, our nest is full again. D finished his first term at Falmouth U in Cornwall, … Continue reading

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Notre Nid est Vide

Our nest is empty. Oui. Our youngest son, D, is now at ‘uni’ in Falmouth, England. So one son is across the Pond in Virginia and the other is across the Channel. So not only have the birds left the … Continue reading

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