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The adventures of Sir Oliver – Part 2

December 11, 2019

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Yes, there are more adventures of our beloved Sir Oliver! 1. Sir Oliver watching his favorite show, “The Crown.” Sir Oliver is a bit homesick for London. He especially loves seeing his beloved Queen Elizabeth and his original home, Buckingham Palace. 2. Sir Oliver watching the little birds at the bird feeder. The little birds […]

The adventures of Sir Oliver – Part 1

December 4, 2019

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Sir Oliver is our favorite souvenir from our awesome London trip. He is a busy little being! 1. Sir Oliver at our flat in London. Sir Oliver watching over us as we plan our London adventures. We adopted Sir Oliver from his home at Buckingham Palace.  Sir Oliver is named for one of our fabulous […]

The London adventure – Part 7

November 20, 2019

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Oh no, another post about London. I’ve had to resort to posting mainly pictures this week since I have been swamped with my project work. (And Mr. Ken hasn’t done anything funny lately for me to write about.) I still miss London and wish we were back there. I have to say our trip to […]

Giving up information

November 13, 2019

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We do live in an information-based society. Most, or maybe just some, of us, are very careful about what we share online. But it’s funny how we react to things. A dear friend and I went to a financial seminar the other night. The topic was, “Managing your Retirment,” which is something we all need […]

The definition of fine dining

November 6, 2019

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You might say that I am very much a traditionalist at heart. This was brought home to me by a recent dining experience. Every year, in October, several cousins gather with me and Mr. Ken to celebrate our birthdays. We always go to Longfellow’s Wayside Inn. This is the oldest operating inn in the United […]

Screeech!

October 30, 2019

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So I recently celebrated a birthday. Never mind which one. . . Mr. Ken says to me, “How about we celebrate your birthday by going to a talk on owls? There will even be live owls there!” Um, okay. I’m really not a bird person, chipmunks yes, but not birds. I was a bit apprehensive […]

The London adventure – Part 6

October 24, 2019

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Yep, we took lots of pictures when we were in London. It’s fun to go back and look at them, so we can relive our vacation. I’m usually not a visual person, but when I think back on our trip, images come to mind. This picture of a quintessential English pub, with pretty flowers, brings […]