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Bluebell Day

Sunday, May 7th, 2006

Charlie’s all smiles during our annual walk in our local “secret” bluebell woods. The bluebells didn’t seem quite as lush as past years, but beautiful and wonderful none the less. Here’s the updated growing up with the bluebells slideshow for 2006. And if you have Google Earth, you can find our secret bluebell woods. Zoom [...]

The new grill in my life

Monday, May 1st, 2006

After holding out for many years, I’m now the proud owner of a gas BBQ, a Canadian-made model called a Fiesta – my birthday present from Alice. We got it on Saturday, I assembled it Sunday morning and we had our first meals from it Sunday and today. All I can say is I love [...]

At last, Charlie gets on his bike!

Monday, May 1st, 2006

Charlie got a new bike for his birthday last autumn, but it was just a bit too big for him. With legs long enough to reach the ground now, and some nice spring weather, he finally got to hit the road with his cool new bike today. As usual, we feared the worst – broken [...]