Monday, August 24, 2009

I Should Have Been A Princess

Dan and I spent an afternoon
this week-end at the

Bristol Renaissance Faire.
It was a beautiful day full of colorful costumes and characters,

interesting streetscapes,

blooms of every color and variety,
and all manor of wonderful woodland creatures.

a magical time was had by all!

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Worth a Thousand Words

I got a new "smart" camera and have been experimenting.
Take a look......

These are the ruins of an old copper stamping mill in Upper Michigan.

And for the Grande Finale.....
A magnificent sunset over Lake Superior.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

A year ago...Today

Happy 1st Anniversary to Stacey and Dustin!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Mo Fun

Dan and I spent the Easter week-end with S & D and the grand-dogger in Missouri.

We attended a Springfield Cardinals baseball game.

A great time was had by all.

Our team won the game!

Stacey and I made Grandma's rolls to bring for Easter dinner.

I think we need more practice to make them as good as she used to make.

We had alot of fun...

......but I think we wore out the grand-dogger.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Summer in February

I just got home from spending a glorious week
in Florida with my son.
It was a fabulous week of sunshine and warm weather,
soft sand and the sound of the surf.....
topped off with some really great fresh seafood.

We spent the first four days in Daytona Beach.

No trip to the beach would be complete without a
visit to Ron Jon Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach.

Then it was off to Ocala to spend a few days
with good friends.

One day we spent kayaking at the beautiful
Rainbow Springs.

We saw all kinds of wildlife...turtles, beautiful birds
and even a 7 ft. alligator. Here he is!
Not the best picture but
YOU wouldn't get any closer either! Nick made a new friend.

Thank You Carol and Lynne for a wonderful time!!

Why do we live in Illinois??

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Friday, December 5, 2008

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel


the cutest, sweetest puppy ever!