Sunday, July 24, 2016


Swimming lessons ended and Friday's forecast was hot, so we headed to the ocean. We checked out Hammond Castle first.

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We went to Cape Ann Brewing Company for lunch. It was great to eat right on the water!

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Then we took a walk by the ocean.

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We had been excited about the "Meow" exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum for months!

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There were real, live cats to pet! Tiger was very friendly.

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Gizmo was really soft!

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The rest of the museum was really cool, too.

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family reunion

The kids and Dad had fun in Maine while I was in New York!

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New York getaway

I spent last weekend in New York with my friends Pam and Kim. We had so much fun! We walked a lot, ate delicious food and saw many famous sights.

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We spent a crowded evening at MoMA!

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We thought we were so cool walking around Times Square at midnight.

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The main reason for the trip: Red Sox playing at Yankee Stadium.

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I didn't wear any Red Sox stuff because I was afraid of being hassled in New York - instead I received many comments that I should have worn my shirt like my friends! Next time.

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Jane and Malcolm had fun with Colin and Trevor a few weeks ago!

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Friday, July 22, 2016

loving the lake

We've spent a lot of time at the lake over the past few weeks. We got to swim off Duncan and Cassidy's dock!

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It was too cold for the moms to swim but the kids had fun!

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After swimming lessons we stayed to play on the beach.

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One day the kids discovered a bicycle in the lake!

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On the last day the instructors let Malcolm play water games with Jane's group.

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Both kids will move up a level next year!

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016


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This sums up Malcolm's feeling about the new ship behind the Children's Museum! The old pirate ship was much more fun.

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Pickle chips at Gritty's!

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Portland Headlight

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Awesome clouds

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Jane, Malcolm and Grammy worked very hard on Fourth of July crackers for everyone!

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Nana brought fresh strawberries for our red, white and blue dessert!

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Watching fireworks was great, we just had to go outside!

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