September 19
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Sept 3rd (Day after a long wedding and a wild night out) 2:00PM – Leave for airport.

Sept 3rd 2:20PM – Turn around on BQE, forgot my passport.

JFK to CDG – 7 Hours & 16 minutes (Couldn’t sleep for a minute)

Sept 4th (In Paris) 7:00AM – Waiting for 10AM train…forgot charging adapter and nothing to read…BORED OUTTA MY MIND!

Sept 4th (Arriving in Aix) 1:30PM – Panicking  because I can’t find Steph and no phone.

Sept 4th, Approximately 7:00PM – Finally getting to the Chateau and seeing everyone for the first time. Followed by a quick rehearsal and a nice dinner in.

Side question: What makes a chateau…a chateau?

Sept 5th – The BIG day, as you can see below.

Sept 6th 7:30AM, Wake up with cotton mouth, a headache and a severely bruised hip *Ahem…Stephanie! to go to the train station.

Sept 6th 5:00PM, @ CDG airport…BORED OUTTA MY MIND AGAIN!

CDG to JFK 8 Hours of 40 minutes. (Why does it always take longer to go home?)

Sept 6th 8:00PM – Touchdown JFK.

Sept 6th 10:00PM – Prepping for a 3 wedding weekend.

In conclusion:

16 Hours of flight.

7 Hours of Train.

11 Hours of waiting in train stations & airports.

To spend a day and a half in Aix…AND I WOULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN IN A HEART  BEAT!

 

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The grapes were DELICIOUS!

 

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Nana wasn't fond of cars...

 

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Start em' young.

 

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Tara's in running for the cutest flower girl...ever. She was collecting rocks with her flower basket!

 

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Steph's taking little kid's money...no bueno.

 

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Future photographers?

 

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As the girls worked...

 

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The boys played...

 

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And played they did!

 

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Wasn't sure what David was doing here...

 

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Here she comes!

 

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Love that David was still teary...I can't imagine his reaction if he hadn't seen her yet.

 

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Tara collecting back her flowers.

 

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Practically bathing in lavender.

 

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I think he was trying to get even with the crowd...

 

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But trajectory was a bit off...

 

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"Salut"

 

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Her grandma's so cute!

 

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...not so innocent with the pole dancing.

 

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The boys showing some skin. It's traditional to go commando...I learned it the hard way...

 

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Not sure what's going on here...

 

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Trevor obviously didn't like Steph's method of picking up as much.

 

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Like mother...

 

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Like son?

 

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"I've had...the time of my life"

 

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The sequence of events that led to my severely bruised ass.