2007 Stories
A Quiet Week - January 2007

After the busy holidays, we relax with a quick trip to
Copenhagen, Oslo, Kiruna and Stockholm.  We finally
find snow in Sweden, 200km above the Arctic Circle.  
San Francisco and San Diego - April 2007

Back on the road again.  Old favorite places in San
Francisco are visited, and we find new favorites in
San Diego.  
Preparing the Merit - May 2007

It's another boating season.  Time to wet sand and
polish the Merit, move it to the summer marina, and
raise the mast.  Our friends provide invaluable help!
Moving To Our New Home - May 2007

After ten years, we move from the condo to a new
home in the woods and on a river only eight minutes
from Frog's work.   Kathryn loves her new room!
We Come Home - February 2007

We reluctantly leave Sweden, and return with stops in
Zurich, Basel and London.  Lakes are explored,
mountains are climbed and chocolate is eaten.
Return to Sweden - July 2007

We return to Stockholm for a conference, spend ten
days in Lund, and then Kathryn and Brian spend a
week in London while Frog goes to Genoa.
The Tree - June 2007

Four weeks after we move in, a very large and very
old tree falls on our house.  City, utility and insurance
employees are met, and more trees are removed.
Park City - August 2007

Balloon rides are attempted, mountains are chair-lifted
and gondola'd, ski slopes are sledded, parties are
attended, trains are taken and pools are splashed.  
Kathryn's Third Birthday - August 2007

We celebrate with two parties, great guests, two cakes
and many, many presents.
Sonoma Wine Country - September 2007

We spend a week in Sonoma, with playgrounds,
mini-golf, beaches, oysters and Mexican food.  We
also visit Kathryn's godparents, Chuck and Kathy.
Scotland - September 2007

We fly, train and boat to the Scottish island of Arran,
where cottages are rented, beaches are combed,
whisky is imbibed and castles are stormed.
Apple Farm - October 2007

Kathryn joins the "Little Tree Huggers" nature class.  
The class visits a farm, meets animals, picks apples
and makes apple cider.
The River - October 2007

Jo, Karin, Rafael, Brian and Kathryn go paddling on
the Croton river on a beautiful fall day.  
Halloween - October 2007

Picking pumpkins, carving jack-o-lanterns, trick or
treating, costume parades, pumpkin festivals and a
Halloween party.
Autumn on the River - November 2007

Our first autumn in Ossining.  Yellow, red, orange,
pink and white leaves.
Eric Ross - December 2007

Our best Christmas present ever, a little brother for
Kathryn.  
Christmas and Eric's Birthday - December 2007

We celebrate Christmas a few days late with a new
family member, relatives, friends and many parties.  
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