Boston, Victoria & Vancouver

The week before Thanksgiving (US Thanksgiving that is) I had to go Victoria & Vancouver.  Pete, London & I went to Rhode Island the weekend before and I flew to Victoria from Boston.  It was a quick trip to Rhode Island (for me anyway, Pete & London stayed through Wednesday) but nice to visit for the weekend. IMG_0646_Fotor_Collage2

London had the very best time with Nani, Poppi, Uncle Grant, Auntie Betsy & her new best friend Murphy.  Dad came down on Saturday & we spent the day Christmas shopping.  And had a lovely time.  Sunday we met Michele, Britt, & Allison for lunch.  IMG_0881_Fotor_Collage56

Monday I flew to Victoria.  Beautiful city but we had zero time to do any sight seeing.  Training on Tuesday & Wednesday. 
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Wednesday night we flew to Vancouver.  Another beautiful city but another two days of training and then back to Toronto.  Thankfully I was able to get on a earlier flight home and made it home at 2:30am instead of 6am.  IMG_0675_Fotor_Collage2

Happy Thanksgiving!

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We had such a lovely Thanksgiving day & weekend.  It was relaxing & productive.  I’m finally getting around to getting some things done around the house.  London’s room & our room are finally coming together.  It feels good.  I tried to take some pictures to post of London’s room to post but there wasn’t enough light in there this evening to get photos.

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The weather was gorgeous all weekend.  Saturday we rode our bikes to swimming, Sunday we rode around town, and today we rode all the way to Davisville for lunch.
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We spent lots of time at the playground & playing in the backyard.  London painted pumpkins today…and the house.  Pete smoked a turkey yesterday & we had our “Thanksgiving” dinner last night.
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Nick & Jessica’s Wedding

Two weekends ago we went to Washington D.C. to celebrate Nick & Jessica.  We got in late on Friday night.  Saturday morning London went to the zoo with Grandma & Pepere while Pete & I went to the World War II memorial.  My phone completely died before I backed up my pictures so I lost a bunch of photos from the weekend, including the ones of Pete & I wishing the memorial.  I’m excited to bring London back to D.C. when she’s a bit older & can really enjoy the experience.IMG_0108_Fotor_CollageIMG_0108_Fotor_Collage 1The wedding reception was on Saturday evening.  It was quite relaxed & fun.  They had it at Union Square in D.C. & it was outside BBQ, corn hole & just hanging out.  Lots of fun.  London was a party animal but Pete had to bring her home before the party was over – just too late for this little girl. IMG_4546_Fotor_Collage 4The wedding ceremony was on Sunday morning.  It was a very nice, personal ceremony.  Henry, one of Nick’s friends since kindergarten I think, performed the ceremony.  They each are from a family of four kids, so each had their siblings by their side at the wedding instead of bridesmaids & groomsmen.  It was really nice & they were very cute. IMG_4546_Fotor_Collage 2

After the ceremony was a lovely brunch.  We had to cut out a little early to catch our flight home.  It was a busy & fun weekend.  Congrats Nick & Jessica! So happy we could be there to celebrate with you!

Patriots @ Buffalo with Poppi

Pete & Gary went to Buffalo this morning for the Patriots vs. Bills game.  Pete & London had a little pre-game dance off before they left.  Picture quality leaves something to be desired but the look on London’s face is priceless. IMG_4501_Fotor_CollageBye-bye Poppi, thanks so much for visiting! Come back soon! IMG_4514_Fotor

It was a gorgeous day & they had a blast at the game.  Poppi didn’t want to wear to Pats attire in Buffalo but Pete did wear his jersey.  I guess they got heckled a little but not bad. 
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Bills vs. Pats last year. 

Apple Picking with Poppi

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Poppi is visiting!  Last night Pete & I went out to dinner to celebrate our 5th anniversary. Today we did exciting things like shop for appliances & floor tiles.  Wee!  This afternoon we went apple picking.  It poured as we left Toronto but cleared up & the rain held off just long enough for us pick 8 lbs of apples.  And get a lot of pictures.

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