Monthly Archives: June 2011

With BenMar in Pakenham

Over the weekend, we had a wonderful visit with Cuppa’s nephew, Ben, and his significant other, Mary. We call them BenMar for short. The trouble with calling them BenMar, however, is that I never know whether I should use the … Continue reading

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Not a Groupon Groupie

Our daughter has recently introduced us to Groupon — sort of. What she did was pass on to us a groupon coupon that she had purchased but couldn’t get around to using. She had purchased $30 buying power for $20 … Continue reading

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Fathers Day

I did say that I would probably post some Fathers Day pics in the fullness of time, so … Believe it or not, I am using restraint and so that’s all that I am choosing to post today. I trust … Continue reading

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If There Are Strawberries …

… it Must Be Wimbledon … and … … if it’s Wimbledon … … there Must Be Strawberries For Cuppa and me, Wimbledon has long marked the beginning of summer. By the final weekend of the event at least, school … Continue reading

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Belatedly

I’m a little behind my times here, but I am posting this image for Fathers Day or in honour of Fathers Day, rather. Nikki Dee came for a sleepover last weekend, and we took her to the park. As we … Continue reading

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Garden Mysteries

As the perennials have come up — or not, as the case may be — this year, we have been witnessing a number of oddities. In our previous location, I had a fairly extensive perennial garden but never noticed the kinds … Continue reading

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The Minnie Mouse Dance

If you were totally mesmerized by the photos of Nikki Dee in her dance recital in my previous post, here’s just what you have eagerly been waiting for — a video clip! :). She’s on the back right in the … Continue reading

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