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One last big vacation while we’re in Europe. We traveled via Ryan Air to London Stansted, and took a train, then subway (the Underground) to our hotel in the Bayswater region. It was great to not need to struggle with a new language, but we did learn some funny differences like “que” for line, “trolley” … Continue reading »

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Background I had the great honor to provide weather support for the Air Force’s role in the D-Day 60th Anniversary Airdrops in Normandy. I stayed for the most part at Cherbourg’s airport at Maupertus (east of Cherbourg at the NW tip of France). The invasion beaches were to our east and southeast. Here’s some pictures … Continue reading »

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After getting surprise notification of a 4-day weekend, we were quick to make reservations to visit Paris, France. You could never see everything in 3 days in Paris, but we sure tried. We came back tired, but with a love for the “City of Lights” and the people within it. Day 1: The Good Weather … Continue reading »

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