Monthly Archives: July 2011

Paris is not a place…


…it’s a way of life and different for everyone who visits, works or lives here. Some know Paris by night. We know Paris by day.  July 29: We’ve been in Paris for a week now having driven Stewball to Amsterdam for shipping … Continue reading

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On the Road Again


July 25: It should have been an easy day. We took our time, had breakfast in our favorite cafe and left the Pullman with Stewball for the drive to Nieuw Vennep just outside of Amsterdam to ship Stewball back to the US. We … Continue reading

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A Lingering Death


July 23: It’s over. It was a lingering death. The cars are lined up in front of the Pullman hotel. The last time they will all be together and last night was the last time we will all be together. Lots of … Continue reading

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Stewball’s In Paris!


July 21: We all made it! All four cars are in Paris. We left Troyes,, a very old city on the Seine about 90 miles SW of  Paris. It was not damaged during the two world wars and has a very picturesque … Continue reading

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Dachau


July 19: The bunks are three deep with thin straw mattresses. There is no space between them, you sleep head to foot, coughing, moaning, turning. You climb off the end of the bunk without the use of a ladder. The prisoners … Continue reading

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Never ignore a new noise


July 18: The day started out easy enough. Good roads, good speeds. Then we stopped to change drivers, telling the others to run on and we would catch up. So now we are speeding along at 65mph, maybe more, when … Continue reading

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Back East-Through Russia?


July 17: Stewball isn’t even tired and neither are we (well, not at this moment). In spite of the horrible roads we haven’t even changed a tire. The Great Race movie with Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood and Jack Lemmon ended in Paris … Continue reading

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