Anne's Mom visited in the summer, arriving the day before Anne's birthday.


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01flight
We watch
Mom's flight cross the Atlantic
02countryside
On Anne's birthday
we escape the rain in Angus
03momcountryside
Anne's Mom
in Angus
04mealarbroath
Eating in
Arbroath
05victoriapark
We stop at
Victoria Park
06stvigeans
Near St Vigeans
there is a musuem, where...
07stvigeansmuseum
We see Pictish stones
09thistlecoast
Thistles
along the coast
10dunnottar
We look at Dunnottar Castle
but don't go all the way down
11stonehaven
Mom and Anne
overlooking Stonehaven harbour
12heather
We stop and look at
heather in bloom
13cullerliecircle
Cullerlie stone circle
15heathercountryside
More heather
paints the countryside purple
16heatherclose
A close-up of heather
17view
A view across Aberdeenshire
19cairnomount
Cairn O'Mount
21davidaddcairn
David
adds to the cairn
21discoveryquay
We have dinner
at Discovery Quay in Dundee
22sueannelunch
The next day
we eat lunch with Sue Anne
23stsalvatorsquad
And see some of St Andrews
Here is St Salvator's Quad
24stsalvator
And inside St Salvator's
25musasign
We go to MUSA:
the Museum of the University of St Andrews
26musa
MUSA's entryway
27insidemusa
MUSA has
displays related to the University
28scepters
David behind
the University's scepters
29roof
There is a viewpoint
on MUSA's roof
30energy
Where they tell us
about the renewable energy they use
31sundial
And have a sundial
(very optimistic for Scotland!)
32gull
And a gull
visits us
33thebruce
The next day
we go to Falkland
34eatbruce
And eat at The Bruce
(founded 1607)
35falklandpalace
We visit Falkland Palace
38rosegarden
And Gardens
Anne and her Mom in the Rose Garden
36bee1
Lavender in the gardens
visited by bees
37bee2
Another bee
40queensview
We visit Queen's View
in the Highlands the next day
41bridge
And also walk over
a bridge over the River Garry
42tubers
Where we see tubers
going down the river
43eatpitlochrie
We eat in Pitlochrie
44crannog
On the way home
we stop to see a reconstructed crannog
45castlemenzies
And Castle Menzies
pronounced "Mingus" (really!)
46taybridgeaberfeldy
And the Tay Bridge at Aberfeldly
built in 1733 and still carrying traffic!
47blackwatch
The Black Watch was formed here in 1740
Anne wears Black Watch plaid by the Black Watch Monument
48rainshopping
Then rain hits
and we just go shopping
49bessshopping
We go to St Andrews
and Mom looks at ties
50bulters
We get wraps at Butler's
51fifefolkmuseum
Then visit Fife Folk Museum
in Ceres
52annemom
Anne and Mom
at the Folk Museum
53sparceres
Mom in Spar
the tiny grocery in Ceres
54chippy
We have dinner in Anstruther
at the Best-in-UK Chippy
55airport
Saying goodbye
in the airport

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