Boston

Ah, the joys of being the retired tag-along spouse of someone who has to be in meetings all day. So while Lorette was getting smarter, I was free to explore the city. First stop for me: Boston Common, America’s oldest … Continue reading

Cape Cod

Lorette had a medical conference scheduled in Boston for the last part of April so we decided to travel several days early and explore Cape Cod, a place neither of us had been to before. For the most part, the … Continue reading

Wintergrass 2015

Wintergrass is a music festival that began in Tacoma 20 years ago and moved to Bellevue in 2009. While still focused on Bluegrass, it has evolved over the years to include a variety of Americana, roots, acoustic, and even international genres. … Continue reading

Ah, Paris!

The last leg of our journey took us to Paris for four days. We returned our rental car in St Malo and boarded the high-speed TGV train which can travel up to 200 miles per hour. Lorette used the time to … Continue reading

Bayeux 2.0

Before moving on to our next base, we spent a day in Bayeux, home to the Bayeux Tapestry and the Bayeux Cathedral. Bayeux is only six miles from the D-Day beaches and was liberated by the British on D-plus 1, … Continue reading