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November 8, 2009

Birthday 61

Heather, George and Julie took John and me out to dinner November 5th. We went to Boom in Old Lyme and had a great time.

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No cake for dessert...creme brulee would have to do!

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We did have fun and even called Pat and Chrissy from the table.

Three weeks until Thanksgiving! Live for the family moments.

Another Day, Another Puzzle!

What can I say? It was my birthday so I bought myself another Stave puzzle. This one was a four-sword teaser and was fun to do. It's called Bubbles.

(Don't look if you want to do it!)

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November 11, 2009

This is Me...or is it This is I?

Ever have one of those days, when something seems
 a bit 'off' but you just can't put your finger on it...

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November 29, 2009

Thanksgiving Weekend Stave Puzzling!

Finding a time we could all get together as a family to complete the Circus Train was almost as tricky as Roo Romp but we did it over Thanksgiving weekend. Fellow puzzlers included:

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Patrick

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Chrissy

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Heather and Julie

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George didn't stay for the puzzling but Uncle Kim up from NYC was trapped!

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We're ready to start.

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And we're off!

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The confidence level was high...

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and there may have been a little "trash talking" about who would be finished first.

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I finished! (Take a close look, Stavers.)

Uh.....Heather, did you read the directions? The balls have to be in a circle with the star in the red ball.

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Back to the drawing board.

All of a sudden all the chatter and banter stopped.

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How the heck do you get the lions "inside" the cage?

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Darn...this doesn't look right.

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Correct...this is the wrong solution. The elephants have to be facing one and other with the small blue ball in the red ball.

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Dad finishes first!

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Not a puzzler, we gave him the caboose that had no tricks.

It took two days...yes, two days, to complete the train. Chrissy dominated with her perseverance and dogged determination.

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Here are the up close results. Don't look if you want the solutions to be a surprise.


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The engine

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Dancing Dolphins

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Amazing Seals

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Roo Romp

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Lions

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Elephant Show

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Seaquarium

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Caboose

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