It’s All Maya!

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April in Paris

April 1st, 2012 · 4 Comments

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Patrick and I went for a walk today, the sun was shining and not a cloud in the sky!  Beautiful!  We walked a nice little 5.5 miles (almost 9 km) and then sat at a sidewalk café and just enjoyed the late afternoon sunshine with a glass of wine.  What I love about Paris is that you can walk and walk and not even realize how far you’ve walked because of things to see and do.  Thanks to a great website that my cousin Debi told me about, I can now calculate how far we’ve gone.

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When Deb and Julie were here we spent one afternoon walking up to Montmartre and ended up walking for over 8.8 miles (over 14 km).  Climbing up a steep hill is not the same as walking on a flat surface and this website, Map My Fitness, takes that into account.  I love it.

Well, on this first day of April my mom said she had dyed her hair blue.  “Yeah, right mom!”  I mean what 89 year old mother goes and dyes her hair blue, right?  I wanted to see proof otherwise, April Fools!!!  Well here’s mom in all her glory!!!

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Maya Muses:  She’s always wanted to put blue highlights in her hair, so I thought, “Hmm, maybe she did dye her hair.”  Well this is how it really turned out!  I think it looks pretty good if you ask me!  “You go, mom!!!”  (89 years young!!!)

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Photo Credits:  Flickr, Google Images, and Personal Photos

Tags: Miscellaneous · Paris - Paname

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Deena // Apr 2, 2012 at 1:43 am

    Your mom’s not only awesome, she looks great!

  • 2 Lynn // Apr 2, 2012 at 9:41 am

    Thanks, Deena, she really does, doesn’t she!

  • 3 Jon // Apr 3, 2012 at 12:45 am

    All she needs is leather and a motorcycle and you’ve got yourself a hip mom.

  • 4 Lynn // Apr 3, 2012 at 7:36 am

    She is! I have a photo of her on a motorcycle for her 80th birthday! She didn’t have on leather, but she had on jeans. (I’ll look for the photo and post it here!)

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