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On to Philly and Longwood Gardens

After saying farewell to Marty, and Bruce and Gene (not pictured anywhere) and departing Emmitsburg we proceeded on to Philadelphia (Germantown). Why I took no pictures in Germantown, I have no idea. But, we ventured south to visit Longwood Gardens. Beautiful...

Vacation Photos – second stop for visiting

After Gainesville, we spent a night on the road, and then proceeded to Emmitsburg MD to visit more friends. While we were there, we took time to explore Harper's Ferry. We had done Gettysburg battlefield on a previous visit. The day was very warm, but still, we...

Vacation Photos — first stop

We traveled to New England (Maine) by car this summer, so I toted the big camera along -- and used it! We made our first stop in Gainesville GA to meet with friends from college. War Eagle!!! Decades old friendships celebrated in the taproom at the Left Nut Brewing...

We Are Family

Family gathering at the Grange Hall in Saco ME... locals and well as those from Florida, France, Alabama, England and other parts (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and more).

Bread of Life

I recently decided to take up the art of sourdough. Then "quarantine" came along and I can't actually put myself in an...

We Are Family

We Are Family

Family gathering at the Grange Hall in Saco ME... locals and well as those from Florida, France, Alabama, England and...

Thanksgiving in Birmingham

Thanksgiving in Birmingham

The clan convened at Marie's house for Thanksgiving this year. The Day included 4 generations (from my mother down to my grandchildren, and a couple of grand-dogs). The day after, while David went hunting with Kevin, we took the girls to the park. The sky was gray,...

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Scrapbook updates

Scrapbook updates

I spent some time over the weekend building some new scrapbook pages... and then I found some older ones that I had forgotten about. It fascinates me as I look through the images and see how much they have grown, and how much I have yet to document so that we can...

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Super Moon

Super Moon

It's rather frustrating to have a lens that only zooms to 135mm --on a night when we have this marvelous moon. But, I got a somewhat decent shot anyway:

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The Princess and the Artist

The Princess and the Artist

I think Ella (the princess) will give her Papa fits when she is 15 or 16... and Lily (the artist) will have led the way! We travelled for holidays this year. Thanksgiving was spent in Florida with David and family. The girls shared their many interests with us:...

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Cajun-Style Chicken Gumbo

Great for a cool weather meal, but light enough for summer! I use dark meat chicken to keep my spouse happy, but if I wasn't feeding him I would use white meat chicken. Enjoy! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:5]

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Wedding

Wedding

Over the weekend of September 17, my brother-in-law, Chuck tied the knot with Ellie on Block Island (RI). Of course, feeding the new spouse wedding cake continues to be quite the event! Quick, but fun weekend seeing a place, visiting with family and of course,...

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Summer in Maine

Summer in Maine

Marie, Genevieve and Lily at Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Lily had a grand time using the iPad2 as her personal camera and photo editing device. I have no idea where Ella was when this picture was taken... or Michelle or Shawn. I didn't take nearly as many photos as I...

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