|A dusting of snow was appreciated by our Australian friends|
|Celebrating the New Year in Vermont with Julie, Heather, James, Scott and Sean (Peter's taking the photo)|
|We did some hiking around our town of Shrewsbury|
|Our townhouse time share condo at the Bethel Inn.|
|Dinner in the Bethel Inn Tavern - two for one|
entree special on Tuesday evenings
|Julie and Peter at Sunday River Ski Area|
|The Town Green outside the Bethel Inn was lit up as were|
many of the houses around it.
|Rather dark shot of the entrance to the historic Bethel Inn|
|The formal dining room is also lit up beautifully|
|We had dinner there our last night|
|Bob and his new Sheltie "Ruff" lead the way on our walk|
to the Albany Covered Bridge near the Kangamagus
Highway in N.H.
|Ruff, Bob, and Scott take a break along the river.|
Our sons James and Sean stayed with us through New Year's and then they drove back to Washington DC while Peter, Julie and ourselves went on to spend a week at our time share at the Bethel Inn near Sunday River. We bought week 52 there many years ago and when, every few years, we get an extra week to even things up, we use it ourselves. Otherwise we rent it out for the holiday week. We don't recommend buying a time share in general but it has worked out all right for us.
Sunday River didn't have much natural snow but we enjoyed one day of skiing and the rest of the time, used the great health club and outdoor heated pool at the Bethel Inn. It's a lovely area and we enjoyed just spending time with Julie and Peter.
On the way home we stopped to visit Bob DeFeyter in Conway and had a great hike along the river and a fun evening with him and his new dog, Ruff.