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The Royals visit Boston

December 14, 2022


As most of you know, the royals, William and Kate, were here in Boston a week ago. Our Guys have been very excited about this! Sir Oliver was beside himself when he saw this photo in the Globe showing an 8-year-old boy, dressed like a palace guard, presenting William and Kate with flowers! Have you […]

London Bridge is down

September 21, 2022


Beloved Queen Elizabeth has met her maker. We and the guys are in mourning. Here are our guys, sadly watching the funeral as their Queen Elizabeth makes her final visit to Windsor Castle. P.S. A bit of British trivia. The phrase, “London Bridge is down” is used to communicate the death of the Queen to […]

Happy Sir Oliver Day!

September 7, 2022


On September 4, three years ago in 2019, we were in London touring Buckingham Palace. After the tour we visited their gift shop and that’s where we found our dear Sir Oliver and knew immediately he had to join our family. So today we celebrate Sir Oliver Day with cake and a balloon! Of course, […]

Reasons to get up in the morning

June 29, 2022


I look forward to every day. And this isn’t because I have a big purpose in my life, it is because of the simple joys I feel every morning. What I love about my mornings: Coffee! We bought these pretty mugs as souvenirs on last year’s trip to Vermont. Every time I use one, I […]

Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee

June 8, 2022


As most of you know, our beloved guys, Sir Oliver, Toby and Sir Angus, hail from across the pond. They love Queen Elizabeth and are so excited to be celebrating her Platinum Jubilee. Here are the guys watching their beloved Queen as she steps out on the balcony at Buckingham Palace. Here are the guys […]

Music of the sixties – the British invasion

June 16, 2021


I love music, especially the music of the sixties. I consider myself very fortunate to have been at the right age to fully witness this wonderful decade, jam packed with great music from incredibly talented performers. Many of them are now true legends in the world of music. Names like Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Simon […]

Find a reason to celebrate

January 27, 2021


This is a tough one these days with all the bad and sad news, but we can try. This week we celebrated the first anniversary of Sir Angus’ arrival from across the pond. In honor of the special occasion, we had to get a balloon, cupcakes and ice cream. Here are the guys ready to […]

Having something to look forward to

December 2, 2020


The news just keeps getting worse and worse. So I try to have something to look forward to every day. The latest is Season 4 of The Crown. As you can see, our “guys” like watching this show as well. Sir Oliver loves seeing his fellow Palace Guards; Sir Angus loves seeing his fellow Balmoral […]

Some cuteness to brighten your day

November 18, 2020


The news just keeps getting more and more depressing. Between the election and the COVID, there doesn’t seem to be any good news. So, this week, I thought I would focus on something to make you all smile. We all need to smile more these days. As most of you know, Mr. Ken and I […]