My Travels

May 21, 2017

Italy and the Cinque Terre

Menton, our base on the French Riviera, is but a few miles from the border between France and Italy and the Italian, seaside towns of San […]
May 16, 2017

Good bye Paris-Hello Menton!

Hello again dear friends and followers.  My daughter Anne Burns has been with me since May 7 first in Paris and today in Menton.  Now I […]
May 6, 2017

Chateau Thierry France May 2017

I sincerely apologize but I was simply overwhelmed by my visit to the city of Chateau Thierry, my three and a half and part of a […]
April 30, 2017

Lunch with Keira Knightley and friend at Le Verre Vole’

Every once in a while in Paris one comes across someone famous right out of the blue.  I went to Le Verre Vole’ one of my […]
April 29, 2017

American Military Cemetery Suresnes, France

I am sure that some of you think me a bit odd for my focus on American Military Cemeteries but I think it is very important, […]
April 26, 2017

Lunch at Le Bistrot des Oies

Wow, what a great lunch in a wonderful bistro that one might have dined in in 1917 instead of 2017 and maybe even in 1817!  So […]
April 26, 2017

Hello from Paris

Hi everyone from 13 rue Marie & Louise Paris, France 75010 or the 10th arrondissement!  I arrived yesterday around 6 pm and fell into a coma […]
April 23, 2017

Paris here I come.

Hello from the Best Western Hotel at JFK Airport.  I am spending the night here prior to my flight tomorrow on Virgin Atlantic to London and […]
April 11, 2017

Polishing my photography skills in San Diego

Yesterday I completed a four day photography workshop in San Diego California.  The workshop was put on by Great Escape Publishing and included professional photographers from […]
April 1, 2017

Excitement to come in April, May and June 2017

Hello to all of my followers who might have been wondering what happened to in the past few months.  Suffice it to say that I […]
January 17, 2017

Manhattan Beach in January 2017

Manhattan Beach, California was my home from October 2015 to December 2016 and it has been my son’s home since 1992.  I made my first visit […]
November 25, 2016

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tours

This Holiday Season I am visiting my daughter and her family in Lake Mary, Florida just north of Orlando. Yesterday we spent the afternoon in the […]
October 23, 2016

Port de Soller Sunday 23 October 2016

You may recall my earlier ill fated trip to Port de Soller when I failed to get off of the tram and ended up with an […]
October 21, 2016

Soller, Mallorca, Spain 21 October 2016

Today you will accompany me on a very pleasant but somewhat embarrassing trip on Soller’s tram from the town of Soller to the Port of Soller […]
October 20, 2016

The Port de Valldemossa and adieu.

I didn’t really appreciate until yesterday the fact that the town of Valldemossa is located rather high in the Sierra de Tramuntana mountains at almost 1700 […]
October 17, 2016

Valldemossa Mallorca, Spain

My second day in the achingly beautiful village of Valldemossa on the Island of Mallorca, Spain.  I made the short trip yesterday from Palma to this […]