While Charlie was at a conference in California, I enjoyed the
Women's Hiking & Canoeing Elderhostel
Hulbert Outdoor Center --  Post Mills, Vermont

July 20 - 25, 2008

Come to dinner bell

Dinner on the porch

View from the porch


These next four photos and haiku are contributed by Sandra Roche

Lunch on Grafton Pond, New Hampshire

Pond on Potato Road


Jean read some haikus

Rainy Walk
Many smiling grandmas
Making their own sunshine.


Hike up Cardigan Mountain, New Hampshire

Water break

Top of Mt Cardigan

Lesson in retying boots for downward hike

End of hike

Pack it in -- day packs, that is

Nightly meeting to plan next day

Hors D'oeuvres at 5:15 each nightly meeting

Leora's birthday cake and gifts

The waterfront