Category Archives: friends

Another party at the lake

  We arrived at the lake Friday evening, after a fun afternoon seeing new places.         We’ve been lucky to celebrate with our friends, 9 of the 13 birthdays.  We met when our oldest ones were 4, and … Continue reading

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Perseid meteor shower

Yesterday we went to a Star Party offered by OMSI at a park on the Columbia River, not far, just about a 30 minute drive out of the city.  It had been a hot day, so I wanted to get there … Continue reading

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a walk in Oxford, England

After visiting England for two weeks, being in the Central West region at our friends home in Shropshire, we headed south.   We stopped in Oxford, a place I always wanted to visit. Oh, the buildings.  I love it so much. … Continue reading

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one last ride…

Before leaving our friends’ home in England, Mark got to ride The Macmobile.  The Morgan.  What a neat car. Thank you Mac.  It was awesome! ‘Til next time.

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where we stayed last summer

At our friends house in England, this summer we got to spend over 5 weeks traveling and seeing amazing things and people.  Our friends have this barn were they made it a home for us. What a treat it was. … Continue reading

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The organ concert at Ellesmere College

We headed one day to Ros’s old job, the school where she taught for years, to an Organ concert.   A beautiful organ, the sound, the sight.  Amazing. And at the end to another room to listen to another newer … Continue reading

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our friends gardens in England

 The doves. Oh the flowers they had.  All the colors, the shapes, the shades… so beautiful! When we were in England this summer, we went to see friends we had met in India.  We’ve never been at their house before … Continue reading

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