Global Warming? 60 in February!

By: JanesVacation, 4:56 PM GMT on February 18, 2017

Not sure if this is global warming, but our forecast is dry, sunny and mild for the next WEEK! makes it a great time to have a "winter break" from school until Wednesday.

I'm headed to visit my parents for a few days to celebrate my dad's 86th birthday. Mom and Dad are both doing well, so it should be a fun time. I ordered him a Oco HD Wifi home monitoring camera so he can watch his front door on his ipad. He should have fun with that and I w...

It's February!

By: JanesVacation, 2:18 PM GMT on January 30, 2017

I found the pic I took in the spring of 2015 in my Mom and Dad's yard. This peony bush has been in the same spot for many years and before that it was a gift from my Mom's aunt. Aunt Dorothy had a beautiful backyard filled with a multitude of peony bushes. They were stunning in the spring.

Anyone have any heirloom bushes/flowers/plants that always perform year after year?

Updated: 12:19 PM GMT on February 07, 2017

2017 Welcome!

By: JanesVacation, 2:00 PM GMT on January 02, 2017

Merry Christmas from Jane's Vacation!

By: JanesVacation, 2:13 PM GMT on December 19, 2016

I pulled this photo from December, 2011. Glad I found it because with a foot of snow on the ground I will not be taking one this year. 10F here this morning means I'll be jumping into my car with heated seats to warm me.

School continues through Wednesday and then a couple free days before we fly out to visit our daughter and son in law in Montreal. Yes, we are going to a place even colder! Our son is traveling with us and I am really looking ...

Christmas Season 2016

By: JanesVacation, 1:07 PM GMT on December 03, 2016

December 2, in our our school library, a student helped me build the traditional book tree. It is a fun project that we create each year and the kids all enjoy seeing the slightly lopsided tree with its colored lights on the dark, December days.

No snow yet here, but it should be arriving next week. The town Christmas parade and tree lighting took place this past week and things are beginning to "feel a lot like Christmas."

Updated: 1:20 PM GMT on December 03, 2016

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