Twelve Days of Vacation of which 5.5 of them were driving….

This year we only had 2 weeks to play with in between Ben’s real job, family going away on other vacations, farm work among other things.   I have my master list for the Trillium but it’s still hard to figure out what we need or may have forgotten but in the end if we […]

Ru’s Paris

As we are kind of sucking at updating the blog, I thought it might be a bit amusing to see what a 2 year old can do with a cell phone camera.  Surprisingly not bad.  The camera on the S5 is quite good and most of our pictures from the trip were from it as […]

May 12-14 No pictures!

MAY 12 Our goal for today was modest in the extreme.  Get some “authentic” french gifts at a local supermarket and get food for dinner at a farmer’s market next door. We had great success with part one, but the farmer’s market let us down as we were specifically seeking 2 items: White asparagus (which […]

rest of trip so far…..

May 9 Due to the collapse yesterday, everyone was up at 7.  Miwa joined me on the daily trip to get Croissants for breakfast.  This seemed fair to me as she is the one who demands them every morning. We had a leisurely day planned. A little walk along a covered canal, a visit to […]

Trying to keep up….

May 5 We got the early start as planned and were off the boat by 8:30.  We walked along the river, across the Ile Saint Louis, and up to the kitchenware district of La Marais.  After a confused search for a specific store, we met CP at a crosswalk.  It turned out that either their […]