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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Diane, Damon & Sean Come to Rotterdam for a Visit

Our daughter, Diane, son-in-law, Damon, and grandson, Sean, drove west from New Hampshire for a weekend long visit.

Let's make some memories.... 





Sean plays with Great Aunt Doreen
while Grandpa looks on.




Grandma &
"Sean-in-a-bag."











This was our favorite game of the weekend.






Oji (Uncle) Adam takes Sean
 for a ride in the wagon.







Adam is studying Japanese and uses it often in conversation.
.





Grandpa & Sean mug
for the mirror.











Sean works on his Bono
impression as Mommy
looks on.







Is Oji Adam studying Japanese?





Great Grandma brought
holiday blocks for Sean.

The next holiday is
Halloween.





Blocks rock!




Sean is an armful for
Great Great Great
Aunt Betty.





He stands still for a
hug, & a kiss.















Sean sits for a minute with
Great Uncle Stan.




Hanging out with
 Great Uncle Al.















Great Aunt Karen came
over for some Sean
hugs & kisses.














Grandma reads a book to
 Sean before bedtime...











All too soon, our weekend visit was over.  There were lots of hugs and kisses as Diane, Damon and Sean got into their car and started their drive east to New Hampshire.

Friday, August 28, 2015

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You keep reading and I'll keep posting.  Let's shake on it....

Celebrating Our 37th Anniversary at Canali's Restaurant in Rotterdam, New York

Jerry's Anniversary gift to us was a gift certificate to our favorite restaurant.





Eric & I have been celebrating
special occasions at Canali's
Restaurant since 1985.





We were welcomed back by the staff.  "Our table" was set and waiting for us.




The Chianti goes wonderfully
with Eric's Braciole with Pasta
& my Pork Tenderloin with
During our leisurely dinner, Eric and I made plans for our next thirty-seven years together.

Thank you, Jerry, for our lovely Anniversary dinner.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Cruising Lake George on the Adirondac






Eric & the Adirondac
in the background.







He bought a Groupon for a cruise.  We are using it on our 37th Anniversary.





The Adirondac is moored
next to a Parasail



The Union Jack flag flies at
the front of the Adirondac.

The Captain told me that it was
common practice Naval practice
to cut frayed stripes off the U.S.
flag & fly the field of stars at
the front of a ship.





A Shamrock decorates
the ship's smokestack.





The Stars & Stripes flies
at the back of the ship.





The Horicon is moored
nearby.





Parasailing is very popular
on Lake George.







The back of the Old Warren










The Minnie-Ha-Ha sails
south to Lake George
Village.





The waterfront view of a mansion
just north of Lake George Village.







One of the lake side camps
with a boat house





One of the privately owned
islands in Lake George.







One of the marinas that line
the shore of southern
Lake George.






 This is the third Sagamore Resort.  The first two burned down 1893 and 1914.





Dome Island was donated
to New York State & is
forever wild.






A fellow passenger takes a
photo of an island.






A speed boats zooms
along the lake.





Check out the solar panels
near the shoreline.



 Part of the shoreline of this 32 mile long lake





Eric looks at the
shoreline.






Two sailboats skim over
the water.







Eric & I think this is a
floating weather station.







We approach the dock at
Lake George Village.







Thanks, Eric for taking me on this lovely cruise.

Our Day in the Village of Lake George, New York






Welcome to the Lake George
Region.





This Howard Johnson is one
of the few HOJOs in the U.S.












Stay at the TIKI Resort or 
come for dinner & a show.
Downtown Lake George






The House of Frankenstein 
Wax Museum





Eric bought his annual cigar
at Smoke More.





Eric in front of the Old Warren County
Courthouse, now the home of the
Lake George Historical Association
& Museum.










We love the plantings
here.





I admire this chopped

That's a lot of
chrome...









A giant red Hibiscus




Eric & I walk along
the waterfront.






The giant Bull advertises
for the local Rodeo.\\\\







I was surprised to see the horse & buggy traffic sign.  There are Amish in the area.