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Again, we gave Vance the camera in Paris. This time, however, it was the iPhone camera instead of our expensive digital camera. Lesson learned. He amazed me again when I looked through his pictures, not just because they were actually straight and focused, but because I could see a huge city through his eyes.  I… Continue reading Guest Blogger

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Last Tango in Paris

Our last day was saved for Versailles. I had visions of my Easter clothing-clad children frolicking through the gardens. Didn’t happen. It was too chilly for them to wear their Easter garb, as we would be outside all day. Also, Versailles was CROWDED, as expected. When the kids woke up on Easter morning, I had… Continue reading Last Tango in Paris

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The Dungeon

Recently, we found another fun spot to explore in Scandiano.  The Castle.  Rocca die Boiardo.  The history of it is fascinating.  It was originally erected in 1315 and has had a few renovations since.  One whole side of it is crumbling, and at first I thought it must have been attacked at some point.  I… Continue reading The Dungeon