Monthly Archives: May 2012

Wordless Wednesday – 05/30/12

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Grandchildren and swings

What is it about swings that attract us? Is it the soothing gliding back and forth? Is it trying to see how high we can go? I don’t know, but this love affair has been going on for generations. When … Continue reading

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Camping Review – Inflatable Boat

We love camping with our grandkids, and camping at Lake Winnipesaukee, NH, provides lots of open water to swim and play in. The water is shallow near shore, warm, and water toys are a plus. We wanted to get the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 05-23-12 – Clematis

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Traveling – Monticello

In April 2011, we traveled with our granddaughter to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Thomas Jefferson’s home was a sight to behold including inventions that were created way before their time such as a dumb-waiter to bring up the right bottle of … Continue reading

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Gardening with the Grandkids

Gardening is what I love to do in the spring, summer, and fall. Gardening with my grandkids just makes it more fun. Watching my granddaughter and grandson check the blossoms on the high bush blueberry plants, look for green strawberries, walk … Continue reading

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Traveling – Mount Vernon

Like American history and George Washington? Well, take note, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens is a wonderful site to visit. The mansion tour is amazing, and the animals, gardens and grounds are picture perfect. If you are a gardener, … Continue reading

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Traveling – Philadelphia, PA

History, history, history.  If you love history, Philadelphia is the place for you and your family. Our granddaughter loves history. So in April 2011, we headed to where it all began for us – Philadelphia. It is a wonderful place … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 05/09/12

New Hampshire State Flower

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It’s raining again,

and there are no grandkids playing outside today. There is, however, plenty of ‘pink mulch’ as my granddaughter calls it falling from their favorite tree – Ornamental Crab Apple. This giant umbrella-like tree provides them a place where they can … Continue reading

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