Author - John

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Next In Line

Now our trip to England is starting to feel like it was quite a while ago. We are onto our next 50th birthday celebration already.  Mary and Ed arrived today from Lexington, KY. Mary...

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Invitations

Dan and I are currently staying with our very good friend Maxine and her family — her partner Philip and their two boys Finley and Elliott. Dan was in England having accepted an...

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Kew Gardens

Dan and I arrived in England this morning and are having a hard time believing it is July. The temperature peaked at 19 degrees centigrade today (that’s 66 for those that prefer...

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Pick Your Own

The term blackberrying refers to the picking of blackberries and, in my mind, usually from a hedge.  It is something I did as a kid growing up in England, and the term is often used there...

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It’s A Breeze

Yesterday evening we had a good opportunity to test drive our breezeway. I love it. It’s going to be a great space to hang out in especially on a hot day. When we started thinking...

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Potting Shed

This weekend I had an opportunity to experience what the potting shed at the back of the garage will feel like when completed.  With a name like ‘potting shed,’ you won’t be...