Monthly Archives: September 2011

We Found It!

My Son, Micah, has done a masterful job of navigating through roads not much more than cow paths (here that would be sheep paths).  We actually found the Tremaine Parish  Church.  When we got very close, I stopped to ask … Continue reading

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“Oh My God, We’ll All Be Killed!”

That is a quotation from one of Mary Ann’s friends from about 7th Grade on.  I heard it once when I was driving shortly after Mary Ann and I started dating 49 years ago.  I heard it again today but … Continue reading

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Birdman of Hyde Park

They practically attacked me!  I had seen others feeding the birds there but I did not notice how aggressive the Starlings were.  Since we hadn’t eaten all the bread I bought at the Whole Foods store with the various kinds … Continue reading

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Attended Formal Event

We were dressed to the nine’s as they say — Lisa in a black dress, me in black slacks and a dress shirt. The event was a walk to the Laundromat to do the wash. The clothes we were wearing … Continue reading

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Trapped in the Tube – Almost Fined!

There was a long conversation with an agent, then supervisor until finally I was freed.  It wasn’t actually quite as dramatic as that, but apparently I could have been fined for traveling without a valid ticket.  I got the day … Continue reading

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Map or I-Phone?? Does Technology Rule?

Both Lisa and Micah are now here with me in London! Micah and I are using dueling media – I have my map in hand and he has his I-Phone.  We have gotten everywhere we tried to get today without any … Continue reading

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Baskin and Robbins in London!

I checked out of the hotel this morning and right back in this afternoon.   It all happened within ten or fifteen minutes around noon.  It will be close quarters.  The new room is just about the width of a single … Continue reading

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I Just Can’t Believe It!

It has happened again.  Something just about beyond belief brought the convergence pieces of Mary Ann’s and my life together right here in London tonight. Most of it was just coming to realize the significance of events.  One piece of … Continue reading

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In Scotland!

What a day!  One day to see Scotland – what madness!  The sun was shining and it was warm today (unlike expectations and the weather forecast here).  I am staying in an old hotel that is more like a bed … Continue reading

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Rain, Lamb Stew and Guinness Stout

It doesn’t get more Irish than that.   That was my last meal in Ireland – I had to do it, no choice in the matter.  I enjoyed every bite, every sip, not so much every drop.  Most of the downtown … Continue reading

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