Click on any picture to see them full size, especially the fireworks!
Last week we celebrated my mother in laws 91st birthday.
We went to The Mercer Kitchen a Jean-George Restaurant located on Prince Street in The Mercer Hotel. When I walked toward our table I heard a thumping above my head. I realized it was people walking by us, overhead. Lucky I had my camera with me.
(click on The Mercer Kitchen link, scroll down to the second from the bottom pictures, you’ll what I am talking about)
I can’t believe today is the 22nd of December, and it’s almost 2015!
It seems like yesterday when we dropped off our freshman son off at college and my daughter left for her semester abroad to Australia (we got to visit her in November).
Remember when you were a kid. The school days passed by so slowly, and the summers ran by us full speed. Those days are just passing memories now.
First, I want to apologize for not being up to date on all your posts. It’s not for lack of interest! For some reason, my notification emails are not getting to me. I have looked, I still am following all of you, so not sure what is going on. It really makes it easy when you have an email to click on! I just don’t get to my reader like I used to. I’m just too busy being busy.
I want to thank all my fellow bloggers for all the support over the years. I have (virtually) met so many kind, smart, interesting and helpful people in this blogging world.
Happy Holidays and a Healthy New YEAR!
If you’re interested to see this years pictures, click on the Holiday card!
I love watching football, IF the Patriots are playing. Last Sunday we had the opportunity not only to go to the game, but, also to be on the field while the teams were warming up. I made sure I had my camera, 2 charged batteries, extra memory cards, and I also brought my 100-400m lens. Unfortunately I dropped it at the security table and it BROKE :(.
We arrived at Gillette Stadium 2 hours early. We wanted to get to the tables close to the windows in the Putnam Club. We figured we could use it as a basecamp to warm up. It snowed on Sunday, was really cold, and all the seats were damp and cold!
The Patriots were played the Broncos. It was an exciting game to watch, lots of action from both teams. We even got to see a trick play that didn’t go very well. Third down and long yardage, the Patriots lined up to punt. Then the whole Special teams ran off the field with the Bronco’s falling in suit. Unfortunately the Offense Line didn’t get back in time to execute the play. It really was a sight to see!
Here are some highlights from the day. The Patriots won 43-21. We had a great time.
These pictures were taken last month in Aramingo, a suburb of Philadelphia.
Here I am sitting at my computer. I got an email from Minted.com. (this is the site where I have entered my pictures in some contests and actually have won, and sold some), reminding me that voting has begun for the last contest I had entered.
I went to the minted.com site and what did I see?
My picture, right there on the front page of their website. I was shocked and pretty surprised. I sent a link to my husband, and he told me when he went to their site, he was directed to a different home page, not the one that I had been directed to. I was reminded how sophisticated internet direct marketing can be. Everything you do online can been seen, and companies will take advantage of that! They show you what they think you want to see. Increasing the odds that you may buy what you were, looking at previously.
So, the point of this is not to rant about what gets shown to who and why. It’s another plea for your help, and ask you again to vote for ME.
These are the images I have submitted these pictures.
Here is the link VOTE
Thanks for all the support, I really appreciate it!
I haven’t posted a blog, or even looked at my reader.
Here is a link to what I have been up to in pictures. Click on the ferris wheel to watch it.
I also opened a store on the minted site, click the picture to see my storefront.
I would love feedback, if you have any to give.