My grandfather, Bowyer Bradford, left England in 1903 for a better life in Canada. He wrote back to his older sister, Lizzie for decades. Sadly the letters are gone but they kept alive a connect with his family in the “old country”. During the
These boots didn’t do all that much walking today as we spent the am catching up on some much needed
I got a song stuck in my head and so, of course, I want to share it. Weird thing is I can hear a male voice singing it but it was originally recorded by Nancy Sinatra in 1966 and I didn’t find a male who redid it.
Now why am I posting about a music video from 50 years ago and who knew they had music videos back then? Because (I know good sentences don’t start with because but whatever) I took my boots awalking! These are going to get some serious miles in the next while. Perhaps they have even become the theme of this particular adventure. It’s always a challenge to figure out footwear and clothing for major trips, at least it is for me, but I think these will end up being a good choice. Only time and a lot of miles will tell.
With our “chores” done, the house sitter keeping the furry legged creatures company and a zillion kisses to our grandchildren given, we are popping off to England and Scotland for a “wee” visit.
This is our first major trip in a while and the first since my change in employment status. We’ve always travelled on a budget so not much will change from there perspective.
Some 30 hours later we have arrived at my cousin’s at Kirton in Lindsay. The boots are fine but the body is exhausted.
The job is pure and simple drudgery; worse than toilets. The unseeable dusty job that falls on my
I can say that certain traits haven’t changed much in the
I did it! I’ve been haunted by the memory of the last time, way back in 1982. The term “user error” hadn’t even been coined back then but I was all that and more.
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I do live just down the road from a few rabbits so it’s entirely possible that I did fall in one of their homes. But no, that’s not the kind of rabbit hole I found.
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