Yes! My DH and I are going to Paris! We leave tomorrow — we are very excited about that!
Last summer we only spent 8 days in Paris. This time, we are spending 33 days there. We rented an apartment. The city should be quiet — all that heat, you know!
Why 33 days? Well, it is all we could manage this year. You see, my DH and I did not plan our summer well. First, I took a Digital Photography class (five weeks). Second, we had some out-of-town visitors that needed entertaining (two weeks). Third, I start classes again in September. But most importantly, we had to consider our wonderful dog, Zoey. She is nearly a year old and just too darn cute to leave in a kennel. So, we spent a couple of months interviewing other Aussie owners as potential dog-sitters. We wanted someone who would care and love her like we do — you know, take her out for walks, take her to the dog park, rub her belly, throw a ball, talk baby-talk to her, and play tug-of-war on a regular basis. As luck would have it, we found a nice young couple with a Miniature Aussie named Cody. For the last couple of months, we have had the pleasure of exchanging puppy-sitting services with them. In the end, we feel confident that Zoey will be happy and safe spending the next few weeks at Cody’s house.
Will I blog about our time in Paris? You bet! We learned from our European trip last summer so this time we are taking two laptops so that my DH gets a fighting chance in using some technology. I also learned that daily entries are just too stressful and this trip is so not about stress! My goal is to post one entry a week.
So what the heck do we plan to do in 33 days? Our plans are sketchy. Off the top of my head, I think we will spend a few days at the Louvre, have a few picnics in the park, visit some of the smaller towns surrounding Paris, and eat. But mostly, we plan to enjoy Paris!