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Arms of Ralph Neville

4th Earl of Westmorland (1499-1550)

Blazon: Per quarterly I and IV gules a saltire argent (Neville); II gules three lions passant guardant in pale or, within a bordure argent (Holland, Earls of Kent); III or fretty gules on a canton per pale of the first and argent a ship of three masts sable (Nevell, Lords Latymer)


Kansas City Zoo

Back in September my daughter Anna turned four.  Usually I’ll pick a party theme and do my best to go all out on a budget.  With a baby joining the family last spring and a busy wedding season I thought we’d all be happier skipping the party and heading to the zoo instead.  46 more words

Arms of Charles Lennox

2nd duke of Richmond and Lennox, duke of Aubigny, earl of March and Darnley, baron Settrington, lord Torbolton 1723-1750 (1701-1750)

Blazon: Per quarterly I and IV per quarterly i and iv azure three fleurs-de-lis or (France), ii and iii gules three lions passant guardant in pale or, armed and langued azure (England), II or a lion rampant within a tresseure flory counter-flory gules (Scotland), III azure a harp or (Ireland), overall in the fess point an escutcheon gules three round buckles or (Aubigny), all within a bordure compony argent a rose gules, seeded, slipped, and leaved proper and gules (from the Lennox arms)


Jesmond Dene before the jungle!

Rob had Tuesday as a day off this week. He usually has a Monday off, so it was quite nice for him to be involved with our Tuesday routine! 319 more words


Day Six - Is that a Rhino or a Rock?

Just to start today’s entry off on a negative, yet honest note, I did not sleep well at all last night. I’m a light sleeper which doesn’t help the situation but it was very windy and rainy last night and the sound kept me awake. 967 more words


Day Four - Sleepless Nights in the Serengeti

Last night was the worst night’s sleep ever! I had about 2 hours’ sleep until I was woken up by something moving around outside our tent. 412 more words