Christmas Greetings to One and
All From the Schaeffers.
One of Our Classic Silk Screen Card From Christmas Past
Some day we hope to have the time and space to revive this tradition.
As we think of our friends this Christmas season we hope you
are in good health and have had a wonderful year 2000 with few Y2K problems. We are
reasonably well and are busy enough that the days and the years pass quickly. Neither one
of is working full time now so we had more time to travel.
||In June we assisted friends in their move to Tennessee, which
enabled us to see the Smoky Mountains. We are anticipating more visits to Pigeon Forge to
visit them in their new log house.
We spent a week in July visiting with Judys sister and
brother at his new home at Spinnler Point on
Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains. The family then celebrated a Golden
Anniversary with her sister Betty and Jerry.
|Our Illinois Trip in August
found us traveling to Ohio and Illinois. It was mostly a genealogical trip. Our main
purpose was to meet Judys second cousins, the Lorimers. He preached at the North
Henderson Church where their great grandfather Samuel Wallace had been a minister. We also
visited the churches in the area where her grandfather and great-great grandfather had
Several of Monmouth
College's founders were also Judy's ancestors so we did some research at the Monmouth
Court House. We stopped by the college to see then many changes since our days there as
shown in this panoramic picture.
In the Chicago area, we also stayed with our friends from college and toured the Chicago
Zoo, The Museum of Broadcast and the Field Museum.
Our Fall Foliage
The fall leaves were typically spectacular in Pennsylvania this year so we took off for a
few days and went north to Oil Creek State Park and Titusville where we slept in a
Allegheny River at Kinsua Dam - 28mm Lens
Then we followed the Allegheny River up to the Kinsua Dam. We came home through the
Allegheny National Forest and hiked in Cook Forest.
retired in June thus giving her more time for her genealogy research, needlework and
reading. Her latest project is a cross-stitch scene of a British cottage and gardens.
This is a great reminder of our trip to the British Isles.
She is an active member of the Pittsburgh Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta and is
on the Comfort in Grief Committee at Beulah Church.
The Lees duplicating and critiquing the game tapes.
still lives near us in his own apartment but he is near enough that we get to see him
often. He keeps on the edge of the information revolution as the web master for Cornerstone Television but still finds time
to help video tape the high school football games.
We always consider it good fortune
when our friends stop in to visit. So, if you are in the Pittsburgh area, please do
call. Lee gives a nice tour of the city!
Now that you have seen all our adventures on the family web
page, take a moment and
E-mail us to let us know!
Judy's Christmas Craft Project 1999