Northern Lights: Day 2 — London, New Year’s Eve

After napping and getting my new glasses, we had dinner with friends who live just outside of London, the Davies. We met them at Leicester Square near the tube station. With the zillions of New Year’s Eve revelers, finding them was a bit of a challenge. We had been standing all but directly across he street for 15 minutes looking… Continue reading

Northern Lights: Day 2 — London

Kindness saves the day, no: saves the whole vacation! Our driver was the nicest man, very personable. I think he was especially happy that the traffic on New Year’s Eve was so light, almost end of the world apocalypse kind of light: where *was* everyone! He was an older fellow, had retired from work in the fashion industry. We chit… Continue reading

One of My Favorites from the Season

Lots of wonderful seasons greetings:  family newsletters, cards, photos.  Some were very clever and cute.  I especially liked the postcard with nothings but 4 pictures across,  each of the four girls up in the air (had jumped on the trampoline) holding a sign:  “Merry,” “Christmas,” “Happy,” “New Year!”  Their hair was flying, and it just looked crazy fun. And here… Continue reading