Thursday, December 16, 2010

I'm leaving on a jet plane

Tonight I'll be hopping on a plane (ahem... more like going through some stressful hassles at the airport) to go see my parents for Christmas. My parents live in France -- see #1 here if you want to know why -- and I haven't seen them in thirteen months. That's a long time! My sister and her husband will also be there for the holidays, so I'm doubly excited!

My parents live in the Alsace, a part of France that's just on the border with Germany (in fact it changed hands back and forth a few times between those two countries during the World Wars). The houses there have a very distinct style. Here's my parent's house:
And yes, that's a working vineyard in the backyard (belonging to the landlord).

Even though they've only been in this particular region of France for a few years, it still feels like home!

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  2. OMG that house is beautiful:) Have a wonderful Christmas with your family and safe flight:) Kisses

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  3. That house is soooooo beautiful!!!!!!
    I hope you have a lovely time visiting!
    {Take lots of photos!!} :)
    Safe journey!!!
    xoxoxoxo
    PS...All my bags are backed, I'm ready to go, I'm standing here outside your door, I hate to wake you up to say goodbye...:)

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  4. Have so much fun!!
    I wish I was getting on a plane going somewhere fabulous like that...I've got the travel itch lately.

    Bon Voyage!
    Take lots of photos!!

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  5. You should probably stop in Michigan and pick your fabulous friend Anna up to go with you... It only seems logical.

    Have a blast!

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  6. HAVE FUN! can't wait to hear about your trip, friend! coffee when you get back?!!

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  7. France...how dreamy for Christmas and that house is killer. Have a wonderful time.

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