A First Time for Everything

There’s a first time for everything and we have had many firsts packed into the past couple of months! We discovered a novel gem, right in our own town’s backyard, when we attended our first polo game at a local horse farm. There’s nothing like the thudding of hooves on a field of grass and

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War, Winners and Weeds

August breezed by with hot sticky days, a bit of traveling, fair time in Cheshire and simple pleasures at home. At the start of the month four of us drove out to Cooperstown, NY to see friends in a Civil War Reenactment. We enjoyed the sweet green farmland of New York and the quaint European

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Happy 40th, Dad & Mom!

July 28th marked Dad & Mom’s 40th wedding anniversary, and we siblings planned a surprise family formal dinner for the following weekend. We divided tasks up amongst ourselves and everyone had a job to do to prepare for a successful evening. Preparations began on Friday, with work in the yard… And in the kitchen! Then

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A July 4th Like None Other

This year we Bennetts enjoyed an unprecented 4th of July celebration! We’ve never had a July 4th like it before – it was a special day that will be long remembered! To kick it off, the weekend before the fourth of July, Jonathan, Matthew and Daniel participated in a 5K Terrain Race with some guys

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Patriotic Family Photos

Here are the pictures from our photo shoot a few weeks ago! Only one week till our Tribute to America at Nelson Hall, so we’re busy practicing plenty of patriotic music! “And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; …but as for me and

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This n’ that

The past few weeks have been full of fun family times, beautiful spring weather, and preparations for upcoming events and concerts. On Susanna’s birthday, her younger siblings took her on a surprise visit to a local park for a brief walk in the woods together. At first, we were “on the fence” about how to

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To Florida and Back

This year we headed to Florida in March – the earliest we’ve ever gone – and what a great trip we had. Having made this trip annually for nearly ten years, we missed having Matthew, Kathryn and Daniel with us for many familiar stops and experiences. We don’t always get ourselves down to the beach

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