Sad News

Mom H. In the UKMy (Phil’s) Mother passed away on December 25th, 2003, at Franklin Memorial Hospital. She will be missed.

Full Obituary:

Linda Records Hilton, 57, of Wilton, died Thursday, Dec. 25, at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

Born in York, June 10, 1946, the daughter of Raymond and Ruby (Edgecomb) Records, she graduated from York High School in 1964, and N.H. Vocational Technical College, with a diploma in nursing.

She practiced nursing at Wentworth Douglass Hospital, Riverside Rest Home in Dover, N.H., the Lutheran Home for the Aged in Gettysburg, Pa., and at Rochester Manor as well as Sunbridge, both in Rochester, N.H.

She was a member of the N.H. Nurses Association and attended the Congregational churches in Eliot and North Berwick. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and all things British.

Survivors include two children, Amanda L. Hilton and Philip J. Hilton; their spouses, April C. [edit: now Arin] and Kimberly R. respectively; and a grandson, Henry E. Hilton, all of Wilton.

There’s A Monster In Our Yard!

We just posted a few pictures of our first (of many to come) yard decorations for Halloween. We don’t believe in the little stake signs you can buy at walmart, or the inflatable characters that need to be plugged in 24/7. Nope. This Frankenstein is 100% homemade. He is 8 feet tall, and constructed from wafer board and paint (plywood was too expensive for decorating with when we went to create him).

Want One? We also included the drawing we used as reference which is based on a coloring book picture. Continue reading “There’s A Monster In Our Yard!”

Study Abroad – Oxford

In college, Kim and Phil had the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in the UK, studying in Oxford.

It was a wonderful experience. If you are ever given the chance to go on this trip, do not pass it up. The study abroad program make this the most affordable and rewarding international trip you can possibly take.

Included here are a few photos from the camera we borrowed for the trip. We apologize for the quality.. It was a very old camera, even then.

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