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Sunday, April 30, 2017
This is a continuation of the road trip begun on yesterday's blog.
Seriously, the part of the Inn straight ahead is where my brother and sister-in-law held their wedding reception.
Watch this space tomorrow for a few pictures of downtown Granville.
All the best,
Saturday, April 29, 2017
We took a road trip this week - driving North in Ohio.
Stay tuned for more of our road trip to Granville, Ohio.
Friday, April 28, 2017
We have a tremendous amount of honeysuckle bushes on our property.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
The Vikings came to Cincinnati in the form of an exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center.
Although these pictures weren't so great, they do provide some record of our trip to the Viking display at the Museum Center in Cincinnati. This was a traveling display and has now closed to move on to other cities.
Since My Honey was born in Norway, we have made many to the "Old Country." Here's a post from 2015 about a Viking Ship being built on Oslo Fjord in Toensberg, just outside our hotel room:
I also have many, many other posts about our visits to Norway here should you be interested to explore:
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
We are truly enjoying the warm Spring days as are the birds in our garden. We were sitting on the patio when I snapped these images with the camera on my phone.
The weather here swings from warm Spring days to very chilly late Winter type days.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
I took this image at the end of tax season when Catherine was working most of the night and just coming home to take a shower and go back to her office.
Early one morning she sat down on the couch to talk with me and suddenly Erik landed on top of her.
Erik's message was clear: I don't care if it IS tax season! You're not leaving again!
Monday, April 24, 2017
My Honey enjoys wood working, bird watching, and photography.
To combine them all, he built a fruit bird feeder. We can put apples in this feeder as well as oranges.
Retirement is such fun!
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Last week I asked My Honey what he wanted for Easter and he'd like Marzipan. Growing up in Norway, Marzipan Candy was a special treat for both Easter and Christmas.
I looked up a recipe on line, got the ingredients, and tried my hand at it.
According to my resident Viking, they tasted perfect! :)
Saturday, April 22, 2017
We had a heavy, steady Spring rain recently, so our gold fish pond not only was filled with more water, but earth worms came in with it.
Yummy brunch for the fish!