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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 […]

Wishing all a very happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2019

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It’s that time of year when I love to stop and think about how grateful I am for all the blessings in my life. This adorable chipmunk picture always makes me smile. This year I am grateful for: * My wonderful husband Mr. Ken, who is my adventure partner and who makes me laugh every […]

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 5

October 16, 2019

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Still(!) more London pictures, thanks to Mr. Ken. 1. Royal Guards. The Royal Mews is a part of Buckingham Palace. The Royal Guards sit on these magnificent animals. What a beautiful site! 2. God save the Queen. In addition to our dear Sir Oliver, we just had to get this refrigerator magnet. This sums up […]