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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Jazz at Riverdale Mansion

The mansion was built in the early 1800's by members of the Calvert family, the family responsible for the settling of Maryland, and other prominent political families lived there at various times. The photo below I took from the mansion's website:

Last night, I went there for a performance by the Seth Kibel quartet joined by vocalist Flo Anito. Portraits of members of the Calvert family watched over the performers.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 13, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Winters' Family Reunion

The first day of our late June trip to Oakland, Maryland, two of Pam's cousins visited from Southern California and one from Arkansas.

Left to right above are Pam's sister Kathy, cousin Nick from Arkansas, cousin Sandra from Southern California, and me.

Left to right in this photo are Sandra again, cousin Teddy's wife Bonnie from California, our grand nieces Nora and Anabelle, their father Kevin, and the lower section of my legs.

Cousin Nick on the far right, and Anabelle and Nora.

All pictures taken by Pamela Winters Jones and used with her permission.

Oakland, Maryland in Late June

Getting caught up on activity from weeks ago when we visited Pam's sister who recently moved about ten miles from Gormania, West Virginia to Oakland, Maryland. Just up the street from their new home is a view down at this pond:

On the first day there we had a mini family reunion which deserves its own post, and the second day we visited downtown Oakland:

At this point, you can look up and see the picturesque Garrett County courthouse which is blocked from most other angles by a nondescript administrative building which partially obscures it in this photo as well:

We visited the farmers' market that day: