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Friday, July 08, 2011

We made it through another romping good time here at the Shores. The last one left was my mom, she went home this morning - I still cry when I have to say goodbye to her, I sort of feel like a little kid being left behind!
My beautiful mother

Yesterday I took her to Geneva-on-the-Lake, on the shores of Lake Erie. It boasts as Ohio's "First Summer Resort". Though the fun started in 1869 when the first carnival park "Sturgeon Point" was built  the early 1900's it was a popular getaway to the Midwest "gentry" like John D Rockefeller, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone. There are old style arcades, restaurants (Eddie's Grill is pretty much the same as it was in the 50's), lots of tiny cottages and Lake Erie wineries, one of which is where we had lunch, the Old Firehouse Winery (pictured above). When we got home the house was empty so we threw on some shorts and I took her out on the boat.

I love playing Captain!
It was a tough time being home and not at my work table, I thought I should be binding a book or at least doing a little marketing...so I have no new books to show but have begun 3, plus I have several custom orders to get going on too.

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. I'll be back wielding binding needles in a matter of hours.....and missing my mom (and other family member too, of course!)

Summer breeze makes me feel fine..........at the Shores

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Denise G said...

New GFC follower through the blog hop. I absolutely love this song too!

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