Sunday, August 28, 2016

Tea and Fishing at the Farm

Melissa's family met us in Lexington for lunch on Sunday.
 I just have to share the card Peyton made for our 46th Anniversary.

The inside shows Peyton and Grandpa fishing at the farm pond.
The turtle in the drawing lives at the pond.
The teacup is for me (Grandma) sitting on the porch having tea watching them
at the pond in the front field.  
Sounds to me like a great way to spend my time at the farm.  

Saturday, August 27, 2016

46th Anniversary

 Celebrating our 46th Anniversary



Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday Afternoon at the Farm

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon with temperatures in the mid 70's 
at the farm.  Austin and Alexa enjoyed exploring on the Gator.  

Friday, August 12, 2016

Tea Time - "Sipping Tea in Kentucky"

 It is always a pleasure to find an article about my home state
in one of my favorite magazines.  
"Sipping Tea In The Bluegrass State" is featured in the fall issue of
Tea Time Magazine. 
And, let me be the first to tell you, fall is a fantastic time of the year to visit
our beautiful state of Kentucky,  
Among the tea rooms featured in the article is 
Greentree Tearoom in historic downtown Lexington, 
known for their luncheon teas. It is a favorite, and I have 
frequently blogged  about my visits with friends for 
birthday and other celebrations. 
 Bruce, Shelley, and Ben Richardson at Elmwood Inn Fine Teas
in Danville are longtime tea friends.  My first-ever afternoon tea was at
their tea room in Perryville, KY in February, 1993. 
I have watched Ben grow up surrounded by tea. 
Melissa (#1 daughter) and I attended TEA 101 in April 2001.
Our family celebrated Glenn's birthday several years ago
at Sisters Tea Parlour and Boutique, located near Louisville.
At the time, I blogged about that fun experience.  
Austin and Kaitlyn enjoyed the d├ęcor and the menu.
 I haven't visited the Louisville Tea Company, yet. 
Actually, there are a number of similar tea shops
in various locations in Kentucky.  Perhaps, I'll have
an opportunity to visit this one soon. 
 2 Sisters Tea Room in Vine Grove is on my 
list to visit.  It is located 2 1/2 hours from me in
a location I rarely visit.  I will call to ask if 
a gluten free menu is available.  Sounds like a good
road trip for October.
Three of the colleges and universities Austin
has visited are near several of the tea rooms featured
in the article. 
We'll see if he chooses to attend a school near a Kentucky tea room. 

Thursday, August 11, 2016

First Day of Senior Year

Wednesday, August 10th was the first day of Austin's senior year.
We attended a parent meeting on Monday night, and learned
among many things, Caps and Gowns will be ordered in September.
There are around 85 seniors at  Austin's high school.
Many of those have attended K - 12 together at the same school building,
just like Melissa, Laurel and I did. 
"Once a Pirate, Always a Pirate"
~ Johnny Depp ~

Wednesday, August 10, 2016


Congratulations to Marilyn Miller,  the winner of the "A Spot of Tea" Coloring Book.
 I have your address, Marilyn.
The winner was chosen by Random Generator.
Your fun book will arrive via USPS in a few days.
I bet D will enjoy a little coloring time, too.

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