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Reims: Train strike, bus tour, beer and more

As my wife Nenita was getting ready for the day I took a short walk back to the SNCF office in the Reims train station to get the real facts on what we could expect in view of the strike. […]

Reims: Train strike, bus tour, beer and more

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As my wife Nenita was getting ready for the day I took a short walk back to the SNCF office in the Reims train station to get the real facts on what we could expect in view of the strike. […]

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Paris Part 2

It was just another day in Paris only this day I had fully recovered from any lingering jet lag and slept extremely well. So I was bright eyed, bushy

Champagne Oui! Oui!

 That delightful bubbly beverage known as Champagne has been tickling taste buds and pleasing palates since the 17th century when Benedictine monk Dom Perignon created it somewhat accidentally. To

Paris, première partie

It took just a wee more than four hours to travel by train from Cologne, Germany to Paris, France. It was smooth and easy and included not just one

Brussels to Cologne to Paris

Far too early the next morning I awoke at about 4:00 a.m. in Brussels and there was no way I was getting back to sleep. Damn jet lag. Plus,

European Vacation Day 2: London to Brussels

The second day of our whirlwind family holiday in and around Europe began where it had left off — in London, The first order of business, after the usual

European Vacation: Day 1

I woke up at the usual time this one fine day when my family and I would head off on what promised to be a spectacular 12-day wing through

Guns or doctors: What causes more death?

Tens of thousands of people some older but mostly young joined in what turned out to literally be a global protest against gun violence. Ignited by the horrible senseless

Travel tips: Getting ready to launch the big trip

Early in the New Year my oldest daughter, not all that old, suggested that we as a family visit Europe. That sparked instant interest all around. You see for

Echo Theatre debuts “An Undivided Heart”

Ponder this: You are a well-educated person engaged in a profession you deeply love.  You have held the organization you work for in extremely high regard. Then one day

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