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Vol 003

Vol 003

After a few formative years in Springfield, roughly two of them with Obie in the house, working at the Pentagon, the other two with him Southeast Asia’s war zone or otherwise abroad, it was time again to move. The O’Bryans were heading back to Paris! At least, most of us were. Obie was already there,...
Vol 001

Vol 001

It’s not as though it was difficult to find an airline to carry you across the Atlantic in 1970. European flag carriers were still stumbling over one another, no country wanting to miss the prestige. Fly BOAC, aka the British Overseas Airways Corporation, precursor to 1974’s British Airways. Fly Belgium’s Sabena. Fly Swissair or KLM’s...
Not Quite Economy

Not Quite Economy

At my usual speed, a June post about a November trip is right on time. To all those, like me, who found themselves transferred from Star Alliance to oneworld when US Airways became American Airlines, I hope it’s useful for some time to come. In a nutshell, oneworld gives us access to British Airways. And...
Euro Vittles

Euro Vittles

Well, not just vittles. Some beverages and drinking spots must also be included. Gay bars, too, because, well, “all your appetites,” reads the tagline. The source material is a trip with friends and family during Thanksgiving week 2014 to Paris and Zurich. We were, altogether, my mother, Dora; husband, Fernando; niece, Quinn; pals Brent and...