BC: suzE | 2012 | The End of 2012
2: BODEGA BAY | 1/28/12
3: "The more you laugh the longer you live" | We got great weather again! Watched "Ides of March", had a white elephant gift exchange and saw a stunning sunset. I had a cold so I had my own room.
4: HAPPY | BIRTHDAY | Evan turns 17! | Annual Lobster dinner at Yankee Pier | lllll | vvvv
5: Evan goes to the Junior Prom with Catrin Farr
6: We join Jackie as she celebrates turning 50 with a weekend in Napa! It is also our anniversary! We go on a Schramsberg champagne tour, stay at the Meadowood, have a birthday dinner at Bottega on Saturday and on Sunday go wine tasting at Cade Winery, Stag's Leap and Gargiulo Vineyards, ending with dinner at Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen! | llll | 50
7: years of wedded bliss! | 22
8: VARSITY | Hot-tubbing in Reno
11: Paul, David, Jackie and I met in NY for the weekend. We hadn't all been together in over 30 years. We shopped, ate, went to Ground Zero and to the Armory Show - a contemporary and modern art fair. Also stopped off at the NY Public Library... Lion below made out of Legos | Quick visit with Ally | !
12: GRANADA | Susie goes to visit Avery in Sevilla, Spain where she spent her spring semester. They take a side trip to Granada to see the Alhambra and the really quaint city.
13: SEVILLA | Susie explores the great city of Sevilla - Highlights: the Cathedral, the Alcazar, the bullfight ring & Plaza de Espana
14: Spring Break Susie meets Tom and Evan on the East coast for a friend, family and college tour. In DC, we stay with Bill & Janet. We also see Joan, Laurie & Larry and Harriet. We then visit Big D & Onie in York.
16: Visits to UVA & Duke After a nice stop in York, we drive to UVA & Duke. We also drop by UNC. The town of Durham is nothing to write home about but Chapel Hill is quaint and we have an excellent lobster dinner at Squids to celebrate Evan's terrific SAT scores.
17: Beautiful gardens!
18: Michael Jordan's shoe | We get a wonderful tour of the West Wing!
19: Future broadcast star at the Newseum
20: Speaker's Cup Weekend | Pebble Beach | aaa
21: Mother's Day | Dinner at Bay Wolf | And then again with Avery in June ... | Popovers! | 25th Anniversary of our first date!
22: MEMORIAL DAY | Susie goes to LA to visit with family while the boys go to Miami | Susie & Jackie visit the Westwood Cemetery where Marilyn Monroe and other stars are buried. Susie often took her bag lunch there in the '80's when she worked nearby at the ad agency Stern Walters /Earle Ludgin | W EEKEND | L.A.
24: July | Fourth | of | Susie organized the Football teams' participation in the parade and at the park
25: Mel and I share our birthday celebration at Metro
26: Stop in LA on way to ... | Japan
28: Eureka! We go up north to Trinidad, stay at the wonderful Trinidad B & B across the street from the bay, eat a romantic dinner at Larrupin Cafe, enjoy the Redwoods and get to see Miramonte beat Eureka 55-19! | 9/1
30: DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION | Charlotte, NC | Scissor Sisters | Pitbull | Gavin Newsom
32: AVERY'S | SEVILLA | FUN | fun | times | YEAR | Semester abroad in
33: TRAVELS | Prague | Budapest | Rome | Paris | Lisbon | Morocco | Rome | Very happy with temporary passport in Vienna
34: SUMMER | kARAOKE | moCK tRIAL | aVERY- cAPTAIN | tdc | mAJOR LAZER | T O R T O I S E | HA R E | hAVERFORD REUNION
35: 21 | What alcohol to Buy? | Dilemma... | November 6th - Obama wins and Avery turns 21 | RmEl | New year's eve | Turkey day | DECember | CA
36: First Team All League!
37: Season: | 7 | 4 | Team Captain | Senior Night | Football Moms Kelly, Amanda & Carolyn | Max & Conor
38: High-fiving getting college apps uploaded! | Our reward for fording the river
39: Monterey & Big Sur | Tom's Birthday dinner at the Big Sur Inn | We forded a river to get to Pfeiffer Beach and got locked out of our room on X'mas Eve when our key card wouldn't work. After about an hour they managed to get us back in. | We went on a couple of nice hikes.
40: We opt for a quiet dinner with Mark & Mariann, and Martha & Josh.