Wednesday

We went to Plymouth today because 17 wanted to have Lobster Bisque. There was much talk of walking the stone pier & showing 17s Bf the Mayflower2 – 11 & 7 claimed to not remember going there previously- which we did 4 or so years ago-  Which is probably why they don’t remember going! we had lots of ideas of what to do in Plymouth but when we actually got outside it was extremely cold.

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We went to the Independence Mall to get Mr 7 A balsa-wood glider but the toy-store he got one at last year had moved or closed.   Miss 17 also wanted to show the Bf Newbury Comix. I got new bumper stickers! Both for my car & for my fridge (I decided the fridge is going to last longer than the car & that I can enjoy them more on the side of the fridge)

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Miss 11, who had the most discretionary cash of all of us, held out & didn’t spend anything at the small part of the mall we went to, I’m still regretting not going back & getting some really awesome Violet Candies Newbury Comix had, Miss 17 bought a package of them & once I’d had one I wanted more & more!

Then we headed out to Plymouth & ate at The Lobster Hut They’ve started charging A dollar an hour for parking! We paid & went in to rat & were  surprised by an increase in price & A marked decrease in quantity of lobster in the roll & the bisque. We sat by the back door, facing the ocean & every time anyone opened the door we were buffeted by the wind coming through the door.
A debate ensued as to whether the stone pier was a good place to go in the wind.  When we left the restaurant by the back door & went to the deck to look at the boats in the harbor. The ocean was green due to the gray skies & very choppy & rough. As we were watching the boats bob up & down it began to rain & we decided we were not going to attempt the stone pier. We checked out Plymouth rock & looked towards the Mayflower but it was so foggy, windy & cold no one wanted to walk over & actually see it.

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Everyone I’ve ever taken to see Plymouth Rock has looked at it & said “that’s it?” BF was not any different in this respect. My own earliest memory of being there was when my uncle took my great grandmother & I to see it, we rode in his purple VW Beetle & parked at the bottom of the hill across the street. My uncle was never a patient man & I remember him being cross with me for trying to climb the hill. I also remember the rock & that some one had thrown a half eaten apple down into the pit it is in & I was mostly wondering why some one would do that. (I think I was 3, maybe 4 at the time)

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We drove around Plymouth & back Up route 3.
When we arrived back at my Mother’s house we rested & 17 very kindly did a couple of loads of laundry & I napped for awhile & checked email. I heard from my favorite cousin J. & the current plan is to go see her & her family on Monday which I am looking forward to immensely.

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