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MaiTaiTom's Paris When It Sizzles; Paris When It Fizzles Anniversary Trip

MaiTaiTom's Paris When It Sizzles; Paris When It Fizzles Anniversary Trip

Old Jan 27th, 2015, 11:14 AM
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Oh good, I've been waiting for this! Sounds like it is going to beat even your high standards, although apparently not for the more desirable reasons.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 12:06 PM
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So worth the wait. There's only one maitaitom.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 12:19 PM
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I've signed on for the ride. Looking forward to more. Love your TR's!
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 12:20 PM
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Hanging on to every word!

Glad you are well!
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 12:37 PM
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Tom,

do I understand you to be suggesting that the toilet at the first hotel wasn't broken?

Fie up on you. so cynical!

looking forward to the next instalment.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 01:24 PM
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Enjoying your adventures and looking forward to the rest, warts and all. That second photo of you in your blog suggests some not so good stuff, but I trust you'lll be entertaining when you write about it.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 01:52 PM
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Life is good! The long-awaited MaiTai Tom and Tracy trip report! Thanks for posting.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 02:05 PM
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You have to go back to E. Dehillerin when you are not so tired. It is my favorite cooking store. I am so sorry about your trip.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 02:05 PM
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Following, wanting to make sure no Bird Crap happens...
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 03:25 PM
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Maitaitom
Pleased no end to see that you are well enough to begin another of your marvelously entertaining trip reports. So sorry you have not been well but happy to see your sense of humor (understandably darker than usual) and witty writing have survived what sounds like a harrowing life threatening health experience.

I had read of your predicament in postings when you were dealing with pre-trip problems to do with the Air France strike and hotel search just before you were to leave for Paris. Terribly unjust that after such meticulous planning your much looked forward to celebratory journey got off to a bad start and went south from there.

Waiting for more... Checking out above link meantime...
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 04:55 PM
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Thanks everyone. Working on next chapter.

Cheryl, no bird crap on this trip, but we did have another couple of little friends to contend with.

travelchat and others, I have been well, thanks. I just have crazy episodes like that dizzy this morning. Fortunately, when we go to Spain later this year, I'll have the triumvirate of Tracy, Mary and Kim to make sure I don't keel over in the Alhambra.

Although the Paris trip eventually went south, we still got in a lot of things we wanted to do. It just had a few more nuisances than usual...not necessarily funny at the time, but much funnier when you're writing about them in hindsight.

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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 05:19 PM
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Great writing, as usual. Really enjoying.

Even better on your website where the pictures are integrated!
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 05:25 PM
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This is my first maitaitom report (blog) and it's hilarious! Along for the ride and will be searching for the previous reports.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 05:31 PM
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Oh boy -- love your reports
"her pained facial expression looked just like a Green Bay Packer fan after their choke against Seattle.." great analogy!
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 06:10 PM
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I feel bad maitaitom was ill for his anniversary trip (that photo in the oxygen mask is something...). He has already proved that he can write an interesting and amusing report even at death's door — I'm signing on. And, tom, glad you are still willing to share the punny details.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 06:16 PM
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Signing up for the ride! Love your first part - you're quite the entertaining writer. Also, as a resident of Wisconsin, thank you for your exquisite choice analogy.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 06:31 PM
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A Maitaitom trip report is always a hoot, thanks to your great attitude.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 06:37 PM
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Signing on...will be following the blog version cuz: photos!
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 06:42 PM
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Awesome...awaiting more.
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Old Jan 27th, 2015, 07:11 PM
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Tom, welcome back! Love your blog with the great pics. Merci.
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