Each time we go to Paris, we stay with or see my friend of 30+ years, Claude Dislaire. We also go to see Jean-Marie and Lucille Hauser and sometimes stay with them. These pictures were taken in May 1999.
| Yvon et Claude ; deux vieux amis bretons.|
My longtime Breton friends, Yvon and Claude. Yvon is a professor at Brigham Young University; Claude works for a big insurance company near Paris.
| A Colombes et notre
Renault Mégane Scénic.|
Out the window of Claude's home one morning looking toward Paris. Here is our rental car, a Renault Mégane (the silver car in the middle of the picture, partially obscured).
| La maison Back et la clinique où sont nés
The former house of my children's grandparents and the clinic in which they were born (old partMimi and Didi, new partPitchoun).
| Chez Jean-Marie et Lucille.|
Our friends the Hauser family.
| ParisGare de Lyon.|
Lyon train terminal in Paris where we catch the TGV (high-speed train) for Nice.
|In the United States, it is now considered in poor taste to show off your best locomotive with a pretty girl standing next to it, but this is France where beauty is greatly appreciated.|