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Four Photos and Stories About What We Did in July


Canada Day
When we learned that we couldn’t go to Kenya, we thought about going to Alberta to spend some time in the mountains - but no, we can’t do that either. So we celebrated Canada Day with maple syrup on French Toast. And we drink Kenyan tea, which we get from Texas, and enjoy mangos and paw paws from Trader Joe’s, to help us feel a little bit connected to Kenya.


Connecticut, July 2020



















NPC Mission Team Meeting
It was great to be with seven members of the NPC (Noroton Presbyterian Church) Mission Team - our first time in a group since March 16. We met on the lawn, wore masks, and sat six feet from each other. And we got some important business done, even though it was a bit hard to hear and be heard above the traffic noise on the Post Road.

Connecticut, July 2020










“Flowers
These are the dog days of summer - the hot, lazy, hazy days, when everyone wants to be near the water where it is cooler. And it’s even better if one can be on the water. We have a sailing dingy - a wooden one, which John built, and it’s been just hanging in our garage for the past 15 summers. Maybe some afternoon we’ll go for Flattop ride on the Roton Point boat.


Connecticut, July 2020



















Hydrangea
It’s hydrangea season. These beautiful blossoms remind us of Finisterre, one of our favorite places in Spain that we visited last September. While on our walk on the Camino Trail, we saw lots of really huge hydrangeas. This year we were planning to go to Israel and Jordan on our way back from Kenya. Hopefully we’ll do that next year.

Connecticut, July 2020