Garden Veggies

Garden Veggies
Made into tile for my stove backsplash

Portland Rose Garden

Portland Rose Garden
Mike and my 2 youngest sons Ian and Leif

Grandson Michael's Birthday 2014 throwing water balloons

Grandson Michael's Birthday 2014 throwing water balloons
With son Beau, Grandson Luke and his mom Jennifer


I cut this out of a wedding line. I must take more pictures of her.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011


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Flying to Boston
Arrive in tandem with the Whitmers
Unexpected good luck
Falmouth condo, roomy, smell of stale smoke
Should have complained
Dinner at Liam Maguires, so-so meal but
Good clam chowder

Sunday church at Cape Cod Branch
Small group with a great spirit
Impressive missionary homecoming
Drive to Wellfleet for Oyster Fest
Arrive for last hour
Steve begins his 6 day oyster gorge
Lovely oyster stew, crab cakes, clam chowder, jolly crowd

Race Point beach for glowing sunset
Charming Province Town
Pilgrims Monument rising in the evening light

On to Barnstable on Monday
Thrilled to see John Lathrops home and Bible
Sandwich gristmill, a taste of New England history
Toad Museum with antique red cars

Lunch outside on the wharf at Hyannis Port
Gallons of clam chowder consumed by us this week
Charming Chatham with lovely galleries and
Bags of stale candy, half price

Tuesday, the ferry to Martha’s Vinyard
I see why so loved by the rich and famous
A bus to Vineyard Haven
Lunch at the classy Atlantic overlooking the port
Lovely view, beautiful food!

Bus to Oak Bluffs to see
The Methodist revival camps with
The giant tabernacle and
A hundredish quaint, colorful little gingerbread houses

Wednesday, pouring rain all day
Drive to Plymouth for the Mayflower
A break in the storm for a walk around the Pilgrim villages
Thanksgiving sandwiches and clam chowder at the village café

A drive in the pouring rain to Jerimoth Rhode Island
So Steve can climb the high point, 812 ft. above sea level
A 500 yard stroll with umbrellas
Beautiful leaves, the best yet
Dinner at the Quaterdeck in Falmouth
More oysters, sword fish and scallops to die for
Perhaps the best food of all

Thursday, Hat shopping in Falmouth
A cute hat for Viki
Back to Sandwich for
Lunch at the Famous Daniel Webster restaurant
Ambiance better than the OK food
Perusing antique stores
Collecting seashells and rocks on the windy beach

Our last full day in Boston
Duck Boat sight seeing
Parts of the Freedom Path walk
The Boston Commons and fruit stands
The Birthplace of Liberty, Faneuil Hall
Lunch at the Hall markets with too many choices

Saturday drive to the Airport
The Whitmers fly off and
We head for the lovely tree of life Boston temple
In time for some sealings
Goodby Cape Cod, love you!

Best friend on this trip?  The GPS