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Meeting of October 11, 2016

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Gary Lee Kraut

Gary Lee Kraut, journalist and writer specialized in travel, touring and culture in France and who wears many hats - “Travel therapy and the rewards of travel beyond the clichés.”
Gary Lee Kraut told stories about some of the people he has guided around the city and the country over the years and how it's not about just "seeing" things, but what connection the person has to what they are seeing and experiencing that counts. He calls it "Travel Therapy."

Gary is a writer, editor and historian who produces an ezine called FranceRevisited.com. From it he sends out a newsletter and in addition, gives private tours all over France. He spoke about how his guided tours are much more than just "Let me show you the Eiffel Tower" to first-timers, but about how he seeks to change the relationship the visitor has with his new surroundings and often when successful, even the relationship changes between the people with whom they are traveling.

When someone asked what was one thing we loved most about Paris, old friend and regular attendee of Après Midi, Jack Lampert, confessed that the excitement of seeing the Eiffel Tower sparkle on the hour never gets old -- that he could stare at for hours on end, if it were to sparkle that long. Others couldn't come up with just one thing -- there are too many things to love.

In attendance were:

•    Alice Houston
•    Betty Kerman
•    Catherine Ferguson
•    Denise Grassart
•    Diane Benson
•    Ed Frender
•    Eileen Baker
•    Fran Ambrose
•    Holly Francis
•    Jack Lampert
•    Jaime Gunn
•    Janet Hulstrand
•    Jo Metz
•    Kathy Rowe
•    Linda Corwin
•    Margaret Mallan Pujol
•    Marilou Pelletier
•    Maureen Miller
•    Nancy Palma
•    Patricia Laplante Collins
•    Patricia Wilson
•    Patty Sadauskas
•    Raenette DeCicco
•    Salomé Claire
•    Sandy Riccaldo
•    Sharon Roberson
•    Stephen Chenette
•    Sue Chenette
•    Tom Reeves
•    Vibeke Yarbrough
•    William Jordan
•    Yael Ménassé Friedberg
•    Plus others who did not sign in!

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