Son Geoff left on Monday and the next Saturday daughter Patti and her family came from New Jersey and Philadelphia for their first visit with Ernie at RGT. It just so happened that Charlestown’s employee flea market was being held that day, so they arrived early to shop.
With several bags full, we headed for RGT, where Ernie was waiting for us. There were eight of us in his studio, so it was crowded.
Aly and Lilly were very gracious with Ernie and patient as the adults chatted. Here Patrick is showing Ernie some of his bird photographs. Ernie was a bird photographer, too. When he saw Melissa, he said, “Why don’t you go blonde?”
I can’t find any other way to show this picture: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2012896573056&set=a.2012896053043.2120318.1563047063&type=1&theater
Patrick got to introduce his fiancée Juliet to Granddad.
And here we all are—four generations: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2012896293049& set=a.2012896053043.2120318.1563047063&type=1&theater
Juliet took the picture. That’s why she’s missing.
After that, we went to eat crabs, hosted by Patti’s partner Al.
Today I’ll be picking up granddaughter Rachel who is flying in from Colorado for grandson Josh’s graduation, and on Saturday our family will gather to celebrate.
So I’m getting lots of family time.