Monthly Archives: June 2009

Images from Helsinki

We left the house at 6:00 am to catch the ferry to Helsinki.  There are many ferries that travel between the Baltic port cities.  It is a relaxing and easy way to travel in Scandinavia.  This particular ferry, the Viking … Continue reading

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Family

The ocean might separate us, but there is still definitely a family resemblance.  Interestingly the similarities do not end with physical appearances.  Personality traits are evidently genetic.  Here are all but one of my first cousins on my father’s side.  … Continue reading

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The simple life!

The last few days have been very relaxing, just hanging around the farm.    This is a stork, whose large nest sits atop a utility pole.  Storks mate for life and come back to the same nest every year.  There are … Continue reading

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Summer has begun in Estonia!

I think everyone has adjusted to the time change now – Estonia is 7 hours ahead of US east coast time.  However, I learned my lesson from last time when my cousin told me that “Estonian children don’t sleep in … Continue reading

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Greetings from Estonia!

This post is coming 4 days into our trip, but there just hasn’t been time!  So a bit of catching up to do!  The first leg of our trip to Oslo went very smoothly.  It is impossible to fly directly … Continue reading

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What a week!

Our retreat ended Sunday after a filling brunch.  By all accounts it was a very productive one.  After getting the binding on my queen size block exchange quilt, I spent the rest of the weekend working on diagrams for the … Continue reading

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Coming to you from the Endless Mountains!

One more little trip before the big one!  I am writing from our guild retreat weekend at Bryn Mawr Mountain Retreat and Conference Center.  (www.brynmawrmountain.com)  We are just north of Honesdale, PA at the tip of the Endless Mountains.  Fortunately … Continue reading

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Last day of school!

When I started this whole idea of going into business, it was predicated on the fact that last September, my youngest son started full day Kindergarten.  Where did the time go?  Yesterday was his last day of Kindergarten and I … Continue reading

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