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October 31, 2021


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Donna W

We have bobcats on our property. The grandson's wildlife camera pick them up once in awhile. Your grandson will probably remember you next time you meet. I remember when our son and his family were stationed in Texas, I was shocked to see that my granddaughter remembered me when she hadn't seen me since she was 18 months old, and this was a year later.


I liked the little zoo, I guess NYC is full of little surprises like that. Well Margaret, it looks like you really made the most of your visit there, I envy your get up n' go. And I bet you'll be seeing your handsome little guy again soon. :^)


You must find Older Daughter a stuffed lemur for Christmas! Sounds like everyone is healthy, so that's a big blessing. Keep checking that your flights aren't cancelled, and have a Plan B if needed. Stay safe while you travel. Linda in Kansas

Ally Bean

Lemurs are cool. Dig digs are cool. I like your Pooh quote. Very true.


So glad for you that you had such a wonderful visit. I hope that you arrive home to a good situation.


This is a very heartfelt post. You will have many good memories to keep you warm through the winter. And that photo of grandson flanked by his parents is a keeper, for them as well as you. Welcome home!

Tonya Watkins

I wanna red panda, too!!! They are just adorable! I'll bet you CAN find a plush stuffed lemur somewhere--Google it. I think it would make a special gift! (And of course a dig-dig for the little guy!)

Hope your trip home has been A-OK. I suspect you'll be Washington-side soon! Welcome back!


Safe travels back home. It looks like you had a wonderful time with your grandson and daughter! Love the zoo pictures. The red panda is so cool!

The path that takes us away, is the same path that brings us back again--that's what I always tell myself when leaving loved ones that live far away...


You're so lucky to have this special time with your daughter and family. Sigh. I can't help but be envious. Have an easy, happy trip home.


Safe journey home. I always start off trips like that full of worry about the connections which gradually fades into exhaustion to just get home as I near the end. Long trips through airports and the associated modes of transportation just take it out of me.

I remember when our girls wanted out of the stroller or arms to walk all the time. We never could be in a hurry for many years after that.

Marie K

What a great adventure! Love those leaves, too.

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