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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Queue Up

Sometimes, the cows stand in a row.

Sometimes, the sheep do too.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving Back

Thanksgiving is a different sort of celebration this year. I am in a foreign land that doesn’t observe the American holiday. I am apart from my family. Many of the traditions will not take place today. Lectures took place as normal. In many ways, it feels just like another day.
This divergence from my usual festivity is difficult, but it is also good. The change and lack of traditions makes me think more about the reason to celebrate. I have so many reasons to be thankful.
Especially this reason:

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Capernwray Panthers

I never thought I could like a sport more than Ultimate Frisbee, but Cricket may be that sport.
Bat and Ball
I am officially on one of two school teams, the Capernwray Panthers. We lost the match last night to the top team in our league, but did win our first game.

The Wicket.

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Clock Towers of Edinburgh

This is for you, Lady Greenleaf. Every time I see a clock tower I think of you.

Actually, just about everything makes me think of you. Tea, knitting, slippers, houndstooth coats (and goats), detectives, swords, cowboys, squirrels with accents, firearms, castles, books, boots, Texas, etc.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Morning and Evening

The castle I live in technically isn't a castle--it's a manor. This, however, is a real castle.

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland.