Daniel sits in Karen and Gordon's bedroom and practices the guitar. He's taking guitar class at school this quarter.
Erin and Thomas, during one of the rare times we get to visit with them, this time at the movies after our Thanksgiving meal.
Karen shows Erin some pictures she took during her camping trip; phones not only serve as pocket cameras, but as portable galleries.
Thomas and William on the way out from seeing "Coco," the new feature from Pixar. This is how we spent the afternoon of our Thanksgiving this year.
Karen shows off the gingerbread house that she made at a workshop. She had only found out about the workshop the same day she took it, while she and Gordon were eating lunch at the tech center restaurant where William takes culinary classes.
Daniel munches on some toast while waiting for the bus on a snowy morning.
The boys waiting for the bus. In the snow. In early November. Sigh.
Karen was trying to arrange the ribs into a gruesome scene, but it wasn't easy because they looked so delicious that people kept filching them before she was done with the arrangement.
Karen grills up some ribs on the home-brew cooker at the annual Romp In the Swamp campout. Gordon couldn't come with this year because of theater performances.
Danny at White's Factory, the ruins of a cotton mill dating back to the 1700s which is near the location where Karen and the boys went camping.
Gordon with theater buddies Angelo, Wayne, and Corky, the four singing members of the River City School Board in "The Music Man".
While the power was still out and Gordon was at work, William, Karen, and Danny took a break from the darkness to watch TV at the resort.
Portrait of a power outage. Bored Danny milking the last of his tablet's battery power. Towel on sill catching hard rain that leaked through. LED lantern on table waiting for darkness.
The cause of our power outage? Only one of several. This tree, resembling some fanciful Dr. Seuss creature, snapped power lines but was no match for the cable and telephone wire bundles.
William with a pair of cats. The cats are only interested in what's going on in the bathroom, because Karen is there making preparations for medicating the two hapless felines.
Karen transformed herself into Sybil Trelawney, the divination professor from the "Harry Potter" stories for an early Halloween party.
Karen makes some adjustment to the frame she's building to make a canopy tent into a baker's tent.
William stakes down a corner of a tent that Karen is attempting to transform into a baker's tent for a short late-fall camping trip that's coming up.
Danny transformed into Barry Allen, alter-ego of "The Flash."
Karen help Danny makes some changes to his hair for "Super Hero Day" at the high school.
William and Tom compare Pikachu plush after coming back from a Pokemon event in Hartford, Connecticut.
Karen, hooked into earphones, watches a movie to escape from the noise of three teenagers playing videogames at the resort.
Danny and friends Adele and John play videogames in our room at the resort.
Danny finally stable in the kayak, although the paddle is a bit too short for his tall body.
Karen watches as Danny gets his sea legs, trying out a new paddle to use while standing up in the flat kayak.
As William eats some roast beef hash, Sukkie begs for a taste. Too salty for a pussycat with kidney issues, though.
Thomas in front of his new car outside Texas Road House following a dinner for all the adults in the New Hampshire family.
Karen enjoys a box of Cracker Jack while sitting in the back of the trailer to relax.
Daniel watches another group of campers playing a game on the grass during our annual camping trip in Milton, New Hampshire.
Karen, William, and Daniel enjoy a dip in Lake Winnipesaukee.
Karen looks on while Daniel plays a game in front of the Clark House Museum in Wolfeboro.
Daniel gets a chance to handle a genuine flintlock at the Clark House Museum in Wolfeboro.
William concentrating on some food prep for our dinner.
Daniel rolls out the last quarter of dough while Karen cuts noodles. Piles of cut, unfolded noodles on parchment are ready to be boiled.
This pile of flour, egg, and salt, mixed right on the table, is in the process of becoming hand-made pasta at the hands of Danny and Karen.
Danny, William, and Karen coming out of Dunkin Donuts with breakfast for a recent outing.
Daniel turned our open kayak into a stand-up paddle board.
Sukkie was quietly sleeping in a basket of laundry when something caught her eye—William opening a can of food.
Karen picks the meat out of our annual haul at the lobster truck sale. The first two lobsters made four lobster rolls for lunch. The rest will become lobster macaroni and cheese in the future.
Karen strikes up a conversation with a fellow swimmer in the Swift River.
Daniel found a comfortable seat among the rocks in the cold water of the Swift River.
William and Karen enjoy the rapids at Lower Falls on the Swift River.
A look down the Swift river along the Kancamagus Highway in Albany, New Hampshire.
Gordon was using the living room computer to explore some art with Karen, and Sukkie decided that Gordon's lap was the perfect napping spot.