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Roadtripping in Vermont – Sir Oliver, Sir Angus and Toby

October 6, 2021

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We brought our little friends, Sir Oliver, Sir Angus and Toby, along with us to Vermont. They wanted to get in on the fun. Not to be outdone by us, they also went hiking. Here they are in our Vermont place, getting ready for their big adventure. Toby was very concerned he might encounter a […]

Road tripping in Vermont – hiking and the Vermont Country Store

September 29, 2021

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So the Wednesday Vermont adventure involved hiking at Lowell Lake in Vermont. The hike around the pretty lake was nice, but it was especially interesting to come across this old cemetery. Not only did we know it was old because of the condition of the gravestones, but because several graves had Revolutionary War Medals on […]

Road tripping in Vermont – Windsor and Bennington

September 22, 2021

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So Mr. Ken and I had a fabulous time in the beautiful state of Vermont. We even enjoyed the 3 hour drive up. DAY 1 – WINDSOR VERMONT On Day 1, we took a road trip to Windsor, Vermont. the “birthplace of Vermont.” This is where the Constitution of Vermont was adopted in 1777. Talk […]

Planning a trip with Mr. Ken

September 15, 2021

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So Mr. Ken and I have decided to venture away from our house, where we have been “hiding” since the Pandemic started. Later this fall, we are going to Vermont! Vermont is one of our favorite places. When I plan a trip I Google things like: Best places to hike. Best places to walk. Best […]

Music of the sixties – the British invasion

June 16, 2021

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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 […]

Fun at the Government Interview

March 3, 2021

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February 2021 rolls around and guess what, a major snowstorm is scheduled for the day of our interviews. I tried to go in and reschedule, but nothing was available. The closest available appointments were in Vermont on the Canadian border. Now, that won’t work since Vermont doesn’t let people from Massachusetts in since we have […]

Government fun and games

February 24, 2021

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No, this post is not about any government conspiracies. Although that might make for an interesting post. This is about the rather mundane task of applying for the Global Entry Trusted Traveler Program. Except it was not so mundane. A year ago, Mr. Ken and I decided to apply for the Global Entry Trusted Traveler […]

Find a reason to celebrate

January 27, 2021

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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

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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

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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 […]