Most of you have probably heard they took down the Love Locks at the Lock Bridge in Paris (across from the Lourve Museum). Typically the lovers initials, are inscribed on the padlock, and its key is thrown away to symbolize unbreakable love. I was there in 2008, but did not put one on the bridge at the time – I had a troubled marriage back then and my husband did not even go with us, but I found it enduring. I wanted to return to the bridge to check it out – and see what they have changed the bridge to, or if the locks came back.
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Second Marriage Bliss for the two of us, instead sulking after our divorces, we opened our hearts to new dreams and met online (Match.com). We married in 2016 and merged our single parent families together to raise our 5 teenagers, and work our way thru our newly blended family and our dream of retiring early to sleep more than 8 hours and travel the world. Yes, we both worked long hours, Dave is a Robot Programmer, Laura is a Diagnostic Medical Physicist. We put our kids before ourselves for years, saved and ate at home and now after years of all this sacrifice and raising our kids - we are closing in on empty nesters, and we realized we have the opportunity to retire early and follow our dreams to travel the world. How are we going to do this? Well we have a lot of ideas, but lets see how it works out. Our original retirement dates was January 1, 2021. We are reviewing the option of working another 3 years but prefer to keep the 2021 date, either way we will be retired by 55 years old - still trying to figure out how, but working toward our goal everyday, while enjoying each other and our blended family. Follow us to see what happens before and after our dream date. View all posts by David & Laura Speer