Category Archives: France

Mommy, Is This a Poster?

Sophie captured the essence of this beautiful Alpine region, when she asked me, in all seriousness, if the mountain scenery was a poster.  She didn’t comprehend that she was looking at real mountains, with vestiges of real snow and thousands of real trees.

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We’re Almost There!

We’ll be arriving in Geneva in about four hours.  Our flight left the gate on time, but was then delayed for almost two hours on the tarmac because of stormy weather and simply because JFK Airport is JFK Airport, which really aspires to be a small town airfield in the middle of nowhere, with only a single operating runway.  Seriously.  But who am I to complain?  I’m on vacation.  After all, we did finally take off.

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One More Week!

At this time next week, we will be flying Swiss Air on our way to France.  After all the planning, it’s hard to believe that we’ll finally be packing our bags this weekend.  I cannot wait to be in Europe again – after a five-year hiatus, I feel a little like I’m returning home.

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