Scotland and Ireland Photos

I have photos… lots and lots and lots of photos.
I will post them as they are ready to be posted, please be patient with me and check the Gallery often. I plan on posting them to the Gallery as they are ready, it will take a while to get a written blog post edited and up about the trip.

For now, here is one of my favorites. It is from our first day of travel in Scotland. I didn’t edit a thing! Scotland is that beautiful and we were that happy.

Grandma/Granddaughter Vacation Continues

SCOTLAND

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Hotel Newton, Nairn Scotland

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Home of the Hairy Coo ( Hairy Cow)

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Our walk to Moray Firth off the North Sea. We took off our socks and shoes and walked on the beach and froze our toes in the water.

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Today (Thursday) we drove to Blair Athol Distillery to have a mid morning whiskey tasting.

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St. Andrews

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Edinburgh

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Fish n Chips for Grandma’s Birthday Dinner!

Military Tattoo (all photos were taken by Beth on her phone!)
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Grandma and Granddaughter Vacation

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Layover in Philadelphia.

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Landing in Glasgow 6:30am Glasgow time.

 

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Glasgow

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Grandma’s Herring salad at dinner.

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Breakfast

IMG_20150805_011832and now (8:30am we are on the bus headed to see Nessie.

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On the bus tour.

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On the hunt for Nessie.

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Big pretty photos will be posted when we get home.

 

 

Ten Years.

Ten years ago today.

Last Saturday was our 10th Anniversary date. We had big plans for our 10th anniversary since we did a small honeymoon (roller coasters at Cedar Point) and have never taken a non-work related vacation together just the two of us. The dreams started with an Alaskan cruise, then it was Jamaica, then it was Colorado, then a cabin in MN, then a hotel in St. Paul. Notice how each plan gets smaller and a little bit closer to home? What we ended up doing was a 7 mile canoe trip down the St. Croix River. The 10th anniversary gift is aluminium, so the canoe trip, as downsized of a celebration as it was, was the perfect way to mark the occasion.

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We are 10 years older. We have a 10-year-old mutt, a 9-year-old son that has taught us what being a parent means, a 7-year-old son whose mischievousness keeps us on our toes, a 5-year-old daughter that couldn’t be a better example of “what goes around comes around” and a cat that we all fear. It has been an adventure. A great adventure. And it just keeps getting better.

Cheers to us!