Great start….

I  thought I would post something, a picture and words, but I had a problem, I could not remember how to use WordPress. I will be adding ‘watch tutorials’ to my list of things to keep me occupied. I am reading a lot and so is Margie. We recommend so many books to each other, […]

Paris, once more 

Croissants, coffee, Picasso museum,  a brocante flea market, falafel lunch with wine and cold beer at the  Marche des Enfants Rouge, walking over 8 kilometres and the night is young.               

Paris, again

Considering our family is in the bakery business and we are not strangers to good bread, I have to admit there is some delicious bread here.         The Musee d’Orsay has a fabulous Italian art nouveau exhibit.          Giverny – Monet at his best.                mk     

Paris #1

  The ill fated metro, andy encountered a pick pocket before we reached our apartment. After the initial shock we decided it is what it is and there was nothing we could do to change it.  Our landlord Christophe was an immense help cancelling credit cards and then insisting that we walk through the neighbourhood […]


The dock is in now, a few big family members solved that problem last weekend.  Andy and I are saying goodbye to Redstone Lake for a few weeks and saying hello to the Seine, departing tomorrow night and landing Sunday  morning in Paris.  After consultation with the soeur I’ve packed the chosen lenses and my […]

be still – two

it’s been almost two years since we lost charley to a stroke, just another way she was in step with me.  a few months later we brought home mickey, a silver lab, born the same day charley died.  i am the first to admit that i am slightly detached from our new pup, i miss the strong bond that […]