What a Day!

It's not everyday you get to lay eyes on a seemingly never ending array of original famous works of art.  My eyes beheld so many today my brain is swimming in beauty.  Hours later I still have an involuntary grin!  As we admired works by Leonardo Da Vinci, Fra Angelico, Edgar Degas, John Singer Sargent,…

A Taste of Vermont

This picture is an apt illustration of our day yesterday... We consumed proportionally more sugar than anything else.  We also had an afternoon akin to one of PJ's favourite TV shows, "How It's Made."  We toured a Ben & Jerry's factory and then visited a cider mill where we watched apple cider being made.  What…

Week 9 Wrap-Up

Ahhhhh.  We are officially on vacation.  For two weeks!  The kids are especially excited about week one of our vacation because we are meeting up with PJ's parents (Grandma and Grandpa). We were excited to find that our favourite hotel chain has just opened a brand new location about halfway between home and our first…

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Happy Thanksgiving from our house to yours as we join our hearts in gratitude to the Giver of every good and perfect gift! (James 1:17) Some thoughts on thankfulness from my commonplace... The fineness which a hymn or psalm affords Is, when the soul unto the lines accords.  ~Herbert Do not let your head run…