Tag Archives: Lydia

Recent projects of mine

Lydia and I made a strip quilt for Nana and Papa Norton before we went to England. We brought it to them as a thank you gift for letting us stay at their house for three weeks. Lydia and I … Continue reading

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A Birthday Cowgirl

Emily’s first presents early in the morning were cowboy boots, the hat and the dress. Mom made Molly and Hope’s dresses and vests. Dad and Mom took Emily out to breakfast. It’s a birthday tradition we have for Mom and … Continue reading

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A Girl Outing

The past 3 1/2 months my sister Emily (the girl in the white blouse) has been on a very strict diet for seizure control. It is called the ketogenic diet. Emily has been having 1800 calories per day with a … Continue reading

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Random England Pics (part 3)

Here are a few houses and buildings I took pictures of while driving around town in Chelmsford.   Here is the ceiling of the Les Misérables theater. Here is an awesome science guy we saw in London. My sister Emily has … Continue reading

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Last Outing into London

This morning Rebekah, Claire, Lydia and I went to London. It is mine and Lydia’s last time until we go to the airport this Monday. We each had a few more pounds we needed to spend so this was a … Continue reading

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Tiptree Tea House

About a week ago, while Grace’s family were still on tour, Papa Norton took Lydia, Grace and I to a Tiptree tea house, called The Lordship Tearoom. We each ordered an afternoon cream tea. Each plate came with 2 cranberry … Continue reading

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Another Excursion into London

Yesterday (Wed June 27) we went to London with Uncle Darren, Aunt Mary, and our four cousins, Rebekah, Claire, Joshua, and Grace. Nana and Papa Norton stayed home this time. We took the train to Stratford, then the Tube to … Continue reading

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Windsor Castle

Saturday we went to Windsor Castle. It is one of the Queen’s official residences. We were told that if the flag flying was the England flag, then the Queen is not there at the time. But if it is the … Continue reading

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St. Paul’s and a London Flight

Yesterday (Thursday the 21st), Nana, Grace, Lydia and I packed a lunch, picked up Grace’s cousins Amy and Cameron and headed off to London. We took the train part of the way and the Tube the rest. We had three … Continue reading

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London on our own

Today Lydia and I went to London for the second time in our lives and for the first time by ourselves. Nana Norton and Grace took us to the train station. We rode the train part way and then the … Continue reading

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