The second week in November was time for the annual family reunion at Dale Hollow Lake. Since we were living in Maryland, we could drive to the event this year. We took our time with an overnight stop in Charleston, WV. Our first stop was to visit Hew at Nolin Lake.
On the 13th, we continued on to Eagle Cove on Dale Hollow Lake. We enjoyed all of the usual festivities, particularly the White Elephant gift exchange.
At the conclusion of the weekend, we drove back into Kentucky to visit with Nancy in Louisville.
Later in November, we enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving dinner with Valerie’s sisters in Maryland.
Back in April 2020, we had plans to attend a wedding in Virginia. Drummond Dawson, the son of our friends Anne and Henley Dawson was to marry Kelsey Monacci in Charlottesville, VA. (Here is a reminder of our last visit with Anne and Henley in 2016 at their lovely home in King and Queen Courthouse, VA.) Clearly, Covid-19 made it necessary to reschedule the wedding for the end of October 2020.
When the time came, with Covid cases surging, we still didn’t feel comfortable with air travel so, sadly, we had to cancel once again. The wedding took place and by all accounts was a lovely occasion. Continue reading →