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This my blog page where you will find the latest post on top, and years and years of older posts below.
For a more focused way of reading, you can select the Categories underneath My Articles tab at the top !
Enjoy your stay here and check back once in a while!

General

Folks keep peeping…..

…. peeping into my blog, that is. Although I haven’t written on it in ages ! Blame Facebook! Blame a chronic lack of time! Blame having to paint the house! Blame ME! So alright, I’ll try and pick things up

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You know you’re in France……

  ….. when you open the fridge and subsequently faint from the cheese smell jumping at you ! Nina and I DO have some different tastes ! 😉 You also know you’re in France when you cannot get any international

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Riding ends before it started?

The recent ‘stupid move’ I made, i.e. punching a chair in anger a week ago, may well end my riding season before it even started. Doctor thinks I have a ‘Boxer’s Hand’ and a ruptured middle-hand bone. I can use

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Our Alaska Flight

I finally managed to finish the first of a row of articles dealing with my/our flying in the States last October/November. The first in the range is the story about our flight through the Misty Fjords, near Ketchikan, Alaska. This

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Back from France

…. for a while, leaving again in 3 weeks. Lots of ‘stuff’ happened between now and the last post (and most of it was mentioned on Facebook already). To summarize; had several mishaps with trailer, motorcycle, back….. new car has

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Almost time to go

Yes, I KNOW my last post was on August 24th, when we returned to France. And now we’re almost ready to head north to Holland again. Been too buys to write here…. sounds familiar? But apart from the usual headache-inducing

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Vacation or Work?

I tell you, this is a tough question. This year we’re in France for 6 weeks and no way I can be away from the Internet and my business for that long. So I brought the Flightsim PC and the

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We’re back !

Just a ‘quickie’ to note we’ve returned safely back home, and wish we didn’t… much more fun in our ‘other’ home…. but as long as the crisis doesn’t clear and we don’t sell the house, this will be where we’re

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Some skiing

Yup, some pictures of the last day skiing….. glorious weather, getting a bit warmer even, deep blue skies after the high Cirrus clouds left, and sunshine. There will be more pics in the next few weeks, but I have been

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Lots of news

First of all…… Vivian is getting married !!! And Menno too, for that matter….. our future son-in-law. But not only are they getting married, they also are leaving for one of the Dutch Caribbean Islands; Aruba. For THREE years !

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We’re back where we belong…

  … at least for a few weeks. Speeding along our road up to the villages after having been down to the town in the valley for food shopping. More news when we have it…. and when the sun comes

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Been busy….

I don’t intend to make this a weekly blog, but it sure looks like it lately. Been trying to follow up on th MS ACES fiasco and my open letter. Apart from a very few really amazingly dumb replies on

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Hulloooooooo…….

No, I’m not gone (yet). Just been way too busy. Nina and I will give another try at some vacation (or holiday, for my British friends) and leave Friday for France again. I’ve been frantically trying these past 5 days

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