Veggie Cooking Class

Veggie Cooking Class

Last week­end the four of (Chris, Michelle, Rita and Stephen) took a veg­e­tar­i­an cook­ery class at Sur La Table in Sug­ar Land.  It was a blast espe­cial­ly since we were the only par­tic­i­pants and had a pri­vate les­son with the chef. The best part of the...

US Mens’ Clay Court Championship

Michelle (Chris’ wife) and Stephen are off this evening to watch the US Mens’ Clay Court Cham­pi­onships at the Riv­er Oaks Coun­try Club in Hous­ton.  Unfor­tu­nate­ly for Chris, for­tu­nate­ly for me, Chris has to trav­el to Okla­homa on busi­ness and I had to...
Sugar Land for the Holidays

Sugar Land for the Holidays

Greet­ings y’all from Texas!  Hap­py New Year and all the best for 2014.    We hope all you wish for comes to pass and you remain healthy, wealthy (and wise). We land­ed here just before Christ­mas and spent 4 nights in an hotel before secur­ing our...
Joanne and Betty come to Scotland

Joanne and Betty come to Scotland

 My daugh­ter Joanne made the hero­ic effort to dri­ve near­ly 400 miles to see us for the week­end and intro­duce us to Bet­ty her new chi­huahua pup­py.   We had a blast with them but were quite exhaust­ed after they left us on Sun­day morn­ing....

Knightshayes Court

Locat­ed in Tiver­ton, not far from our tem­po­rary thatched-roof cot­tage, Knight­shayes Court rep­re­sents yet anoth­er Nation­al Trust loca­tion where we spent a hap­py few hours. The Trust acquired the estate in 1973 after the death of its own­er Sir John...
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