Merry Solstice

We now live on the 57th parallel north in Aberdeen. This is about the same level as Juneau, Alaska. If you've ever lived in the northern climes, you know that sunlight is a rare commodity. And so it is that we are in a state of greater anticipation about the Winter Solstice tomorrow, December 21, … Continue reading Merry Solstice

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A Home in the Dales

We spent last weekend with friends in Yorkshire and a very fine time was had. They have a very relaxing and inviting home with a garden (garden in the English sense) in the backyard. This overlooks the town of Ilkley and the moors rising above across a beautiful valley. Not only this, but there was … Continue reading A Home in the Dales