Category Archives: Travel

Our Daytrip to Colmar, France on Fête Nationale 2017

During most of our week in Strasbourg, Therese was in workshops with her company and its client, while I was free to roam about and explore.  Toward the end of the week, though, her workshop finished and we had the … Continue reading

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Strasbourg’s Musée de l’Œuvre Notre-Dame is Extraordinary

Yes indeed, the Musée de l’Œuvre Notre-Dame in Strasbourg is extraordinary.  Normally, I wouldn’t give it all away in the title.  In the course on blog writing that I took at NYU years ago that led me to start this blog, … Continue reading

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Hanging Out in Gare de l’Est Train Station in Paris

Normally, I would not want to hang out in a train station for long.  And truth be told, we wouldn’t have stayed in Gare de l’Est for even an hour if things had gone our way (more on that later). … Continue reading

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Overview of Week in Strasbourg and Colmar France

While Therese and I continue to work on our new house in our new home in Charleston, South Carolina, there are the occasional respites from all that hard work.  For example, Therese had to go to Strasbourg, France for business … Continue reading

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Chihuly Nights Show at New York Botanical Garden

The first day of our anniversary celebration weekend was taken up with an evening visit to the New York Botanical Garden, to see the first exhibit of Dale Chihuly’s glass extravaganza in ten years.  We thought it would be especially … Continue reading

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Saturday Culinary Village Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Saturday in our Wine & Food Festival week in Charleston was devoted to that feast of all feast, that sampler of all samplers, the Culinary Village, held in Charleston’s Marion Square. We started off our day with a very light … Continue reading

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Indaco Wine Lunch and Descendants of Daniel Panel Event

Excellent Italian lunch WITH wine, a chance to hear legendary chef Daniel Boulud chatting with some of his favorite former employees who are now well-known celebrity chefs in their own right, and dinner at a cozy up-town tavern.  Also known … Continue reading

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