Tom & Lydia Welsh
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At our ages, I suppose annual letters start with health updates.
My prostate cancer isn't going to go away; it's just not very important.
I had a cataract procedure in the right eye in January.
Lydia has no health issues and will certainly outlive me.
After all, Margaret, her mother, at 105, is in excellent health for her age.
| Travel ||
We started the year with a week at Disney World in March.
June took us on a train trip of Montreal and Quebec.
Sal, Kate, Dominic and Leo (SKDL) met us in Baltimore for the weekend in July, and again in
Ocean City in October, punctuated by
Lew and I took the train to NYC for a week with American Cruise Lines on the
Finally, we were back at Disney World in November.
| Renovation ||
In November we added a few more surveillance cameras to the exterior of the house.
| Theater ||
Community Players of Salisbury (CPOS) doesn't have a lot of roles for my demographic and some of the shows interfere with our travels, or vice-versa,
so this year our participation was just as patrons.
I did a radio production of The Break Out in June.
|We drove the four hours north to see Sal, Kate, Dominic and Leo (SKDL) in March and September. They came to see us in February, May, September, November, and December.|
In April, Pat Cascone came for a visit.
Jerry and Brian Laws visited in May, and Buddy had surgery for
| 2017 ||
In 2017, SKDL will visit us in February, April,
September, November and
We'll go up to Wyomissing in May and
We'll meet, again, in Baltimore in July and they're joining us at
Disney in June.
We're also going to Walt Disney World in March, with Pat Cascone, and again in
November for just the two of us.
Pat has invited us to Tennessee in October for the National Storytelling Festival.
We'll be on the water for our 6th cruise with ACL in April, from Charleston to Jacksonville, and we're taking a
train trip across western Canada in August.|
And, of course, January 20th will be Eviction Day, the end of an error, and the dawn of an American Renaissance.