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Monday Memories: The Eighteenth!

July 5th, 2009 · 6 Comments

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June 2007

My memories today are of vacation 2007.  We were in Cape Cod!  We went at the end of June and there were no crowds yet.  The weather was pretty cool still and the ocean was f-f-f-freezing.  There was a little ice cream parlor/sandwich shop down the street from where we stayed that we went to for sandwiches and ice creams!  The inn that we stayed at was a little weird.  The room that we were staying in was connected to the rest of the inn, but it was like our own little cottage.  It had a big room on the main floor that was a living room/dining room/kitchen.  It had two sets of stairs going up to the loft area.  Well, they called them stairs, but they were as steep as ladders!  The loft had three tiny bedrooms.  The bathroom had such a low ceiling that my husband could barely stand up in it.  The shower felt like it was about 2′ x 2′.  (I’m sure it was bigger, but not much!)  They had a print of a cowboy over the toilet that had creepy eyes that looked like they followed you.  In the evenings when we were downstairs watching tv, we heard all kinds of bumping and thumping noises upstairs.  I told the kids that was just the people in the attached room making noise upstairs.  Then, on the day we were leaving, my kids read a guest journal that was in the room that mentioned how supposedly the room is haunted and the guests thought it was so cool to hear all the thumping.  I looked from the outside and saw that the adjoining room did not have a second floor.  Yikes!  Also on the day we were leaving we had a cute little visitor to our room.  A chipmunk ran through the living room and out a hole to the outside!  What a place!

What are you remembering today?  If you have something to share with us today, leave a link to your blog post or photo in Mr. Linky.  If you don’t have a blog, tell us about a memory in the comment section.  I want to hear from everybody!  (If Mr. Linky  isn’t working, you can put your link in the comments section.)  Please remember to:

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  • Enjoy the party and come back next week for Monday Memories: Part Nineteen!

Tags: Family · Monday Memories

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 A Lost & Lonely Mom : LifeSignatures // Jul 5, 2009 at 11:38 pm

    […] I’m going to post on Gayle’s Monday Memories, hoping that he’ll remember me once or twice these next couple of weeks…alright […]

  • 2 Puna // Jul 5, 2009 at 11:39 pm

    Hi Gayle,
    I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I love Cape Code. I went for a family vacation while in high school.
    .-= Puna´s last blog ..A Lost & Lonely Mom =-.

  • 3 mrs. e // Jul 6, 2009 at 9:14 am

    Finally, back to some routine in my life! Happy Monday!
    .-= mrs. e´s last blog ..Gifts of Summer =-.

  • 4 Angela // Jul 6, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    Sounds like I stayed at the same inn you did! LOL. The last time I went up to Cape Cod was Labor Day of ’05. I knew as soon as I saw the pic where you were! We visited every lighthouse on CC and MV.
    I very big puffy hearts CC and MV!

    ~angela @ peonypatch
    .-= Angela´s last blog ..Christmas in July =-.

  • 5 spread your wings // Jul 7, 2009 at 9:34 pm

    i think it’s those funny little things about a trip that makes it so much fun to look back on.
    i’ve been remembering family reunions as this years is approaching.
    .-= spread your wings´s last blog ..open wide / watchful eye =-.

  • 6 sunnymama // Jul 9, 2009 at 3:19 pm

    What a fascinating post! I love all the little details you described, especially the cowboy above the toilet!
    .-= sunnymama´s last blog ..Playing in the snow (Sepia Scenes) =-.

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