Merry Christmas and a very
Happy New Year 2019
Bob and Inger
After eight years, 2018 saw the successful conclusion of the effort to help the town
with the cost to expand and renovate the Wolfeboro Public library.  Bob spent
countless hours fulfilling the duties of treasurer for the Wolfeboro Public Library
Foundation which raised $1.4 Million in private capital. Inger is on the library  building
Maple sugaring season began early - in mid February.  We put out fewer taps and
used smaller buckets to conserve our energy but managed to get the same amount of
syrup as in the past.  We boiled  6 times, from Washington's birthday to the
beginning of April.  The trees were bountiful.  
We had the sugar shack
rehabbed this November with
new roof, windows, door and
siding.  We are ready for
next year's sugaring season.
Shack during remodel
We went to Santa Fe in April for our spring break out there.  Inger tended to our
plants and Bob did some maintenence.  Then we hiked in the Santa Fe forest, spent
time with our neighbors, and enjoyed the many dining opportunities that Santa Fe
In June we went to Portland
Oregon for the wedding of our
nephew Per Onsager and his
bride Phoenix Seymour.   All of
Inger's family was there and we
spent four days celebrating the
wedding and sight-seeing in
Ellen planned our family outings before and after the wedding.   We enjoyed concert in
the park, Air-Space Museum, flower gardens, wine tasting and a bed and breakfast stay
on the Oregon coast.  
Summer in New Hampshire is delightful.  
Inger gardens, Bob tends to the yard and
fields, and does some woodworking.   We
hosted four teenage circus performers for
three nights in August when Bob's church
sponsored the Smirkus Circus show when it
came to Wolfeboro.  The boys  were from
Maine, New York, New Jersey and
California.  Great fun having them with us.  
We'll probably host them next year. Curser
over picture for  the boys.
Chris, Erik and Kirsten joined us
in Santa Fe in September for a
week to
belatedly celebrate
Inger's 80th birthday.  We showed
them around the "land of
We spent a weekend in Boston in
November and enjoyed a wonderful
performance of Hamilton.   
The Chen family joined us for a white and very cold Thanksgiving.
We enjoyed playing family games and watching football with them. We
caught up with the busy lives of grandchildren Isaac, Claudia and Josh.
Seasons Greetings from Wolfeboro, NH
some happenings from our year, 2018
Our circus guests
One day was spent on a train
ride on the Cumbres & Toltec
Scenic Railroad following the
original Rio Grande Narrow
Gauge line.  The weather was
lovely and we were able to
stand in the open air car to
enjoy the scenery
The tail of Howard Hughes' Spruce
Before dinner at the B&B