Monthly Archives: January 2012

Penzance with the Grandparents

Only two days after my parents arrived, we whisked them away on a nearly week-long trip to Cornwall and Devon.  Our main destination:  Penzance.  Yes, that’s the same Penzance made famous by the pirates of Gilbert and Sullivan.  (Incidentally, we … Continue reading

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Nana and Grandpa Arrive!

Two days after Linda and Mary left us, Nana and Grandpa (Holly’s parents) arrived from Illinois!  We hadn’t seen them since July, so the kids were very excited. They immediately needed to show off all their spoils from Christmas. And … Continue reading

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London with Linda and Mary

The day before Linda and Mary had to leave us, we all ventured in to London to see some sights and visit the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. Waitin’ at the station Silliness on the train   Westminster Abbey! And … Continue reading

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Hogmanay

Linda & Mary returned from Paris just in time for New Year’s Eve, after a whirlwind trip.  We stretched our legs early in the day and walked to the harbour.  (NB:  some of these fabulous photos were taken by Linda, … Continue reading

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The Feast Day of St. Thomas of Canterbury

Linda and Mary sped off on the train to Paris for a few days. We tried to keep busy while they were away — mostly so that we wouldn’t be completely consumed with jealousy. A highlight of this interlude was attending … Continue reading

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Getting Caught Up: Post-Christmas Round-up and a Gorgeous Day in Canterbury

Sorry for the lack of posting of late.  The holidays happened, Linda and Mary were here until the 3rd of January, then Holly’s folks arrived on the 5th, we spent a week in Cornwall and Devon, Holly’s dad got sick, … Continue reading

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