A life journey that opened vistas beyond my wildest dreams began in a small Klamath County farming community in Southern Oregon. Several trips to Portland, a couple of visits to San Francisco, summer junkets to Yachats on the Oregon Coast, and back to Salem where I was born...the sum total of my travels until I was … Continue reading THE ADVENTURES & MIS-ADVENTURES OF A LIFETIME
Month: August 2015
The colors of Nice revive Brightly!
Now that the suitcase is in Nice (and I am still in Arizona) I've had some time and help tinkering with the blog site....and have colors to go with "Brightly". Keys have arrived for both the Nice and Paris apartments....travel insurance is in place, cell phone works in France. Ét voilà..je suis prêt....I am ready. … Continue reading The colors of Nice revive Brightly!
LOVE TO TRAVEL: DETEST PACKING
OK ...this is in no way a complaint, just my thoughts on packing for a trip...any trip. I DO know that I am very fortunate to be taking this journey. "Love to travel, but I detest packing"--words that were in an email to me from friend Linda who was packing her suitcase for a … Continue reading LOVE TO TRAVEL: DETEST PACKING
Thoughts about taking a train to Paris (TGV)
This cartoon, from Charlie Hebdo, shows Hollande saying, "we need to put an American in each car"....meaning, I hope, someone with the skill sets our three American heros have. We'll see what new security measures are implemented now by France.
BrightlySheGoes….Back to Nice, France 2017
Bonjour. You will hear that frequently from me on these pages. And à bientôt which translates into "see you later". For I shall be posting from Nice in the south of France and from Paris. This return to France is my "getting back on the horse and riding again" after an almost five year hiatus … Continue reading BrightlySheGoes….Back to Nice, France 2017
A Few of My Favorite Things…
Grandchildren Travel Books Writing Chocolate Cooking Tea Words
Thank Goodness My Kids Are Techies!
Just a word about creating a blog. It has been on my mind all summer to do this. Here we are at the eleventh hour before I leave the tutelage of Patty and Eric and THEY have just launched it. Watch it grow. Watch me learn how to add new things. Thank you for your … Continue reading Thank Goodness My Kids Are Techies!