Janice Wood, Rhoda Mingledorff and Merilyn Clinger went to Jean Hook’s house in New Hampshire last week to see Ardyce and Earl Templeman. Ardyce used to live in the Mansion in Hyde Park with her husband, Ron, many years ago. Then, the three ladies plus Merilyn’s cousin Linda Ellis went to visit Lois Williamson in Gloucester. Mass.

On July 2, Steve and I headed to our camp in New York state. On the way there, we had a picnic in the park in St. Albans. It was a beautiful, sunny day. From there we went to our camp, set off Raid foggers in our cabins, then headed to Port Kent, N.Y., where we boarded the ferry to Burlington. We stayed overnight to celebrate our anniversary.

On Thursday, the Fourth of July, Steve and I went to the parade down in Jeffersonville. It was a great parade. Afterward, we went over to the book sale at the library.

That evening, we went up to Lake Eden to Dave and Lynne Domina’s with Willie and Martha Leonard. A lot of people were out on the lake that day. It was another beautiful summer day. That evening, we watched the fireworks around the lake.

Merilyn went to the Manchesters’ camp on Lake Eden for the Fourth of July. She was there for the afternoon but came home before the fireworks. On Saturday, she went to a Daughters of the American Revolution meeting in Fletcher.

Dereck and Edna Lafountain went to Lake Eden on the Fourth of July for a birthday cookout for their daughter Julie. Edna decided to try kayaking on the lake for the first time. She said it went very well.

On Saturday, Dereck and Amy Lafountain and Shane took Hannah to school in Plattsburgh, N.Y. She will be there for the next two years.

Mark and Jenn Davis and family went to a reunion of Jenn’s family at her grandparents’ house in Constable, N.Y., this past weekend.

Our church had a picnic on the side lawn after the service Sunday morning. It was a beautiful day for a picnic.

A happy birthday goes to Allison Wells on July 14. A happy anniversary goes to Henry Kirk and Amanda Manchester on July 12.

— Susan Davis, 644-5111

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