Category - For the Joy of It

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Tubby

When our house guests arrived yesterday, we had no running water.  Fortunately, Mary and Ed are good friends and good sports.  They didn’t seem to mind the inconvenience.  The...

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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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Wordplay

We often return from England with dish soap in our luggage.  I wonder if US Customs has a file on me and knows how many gallons of Fairy Liquid I have brought into the country over the...

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Many Happy Returns

John and I made an unplanned return trip to the site of Saturday night’s party.  One of us left a bag behind — with a passport in it.  Either one of us could have done it. ...

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Cartoon Life

John and I felt very welcome as soon as we walked in because our hosts Finley (right) and Elliott (left) had personalized our room with artwork on the door. While we were staying at...

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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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Lorna Doone

Whenever we go to England, people ask us “How was London?”  We typically don’t go to London.  As with this trip, we visit friends and John’s family near the city of Bristol, a...

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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...