Monthly Archives: May 2008

Running Away From Home

I ran away from home twice.. I guess I was a precocious child, I listened to directions and rules very carefully. Then I would figure out some way to do exactly what I really wanted to do..within the rules. The … Continue reading


A Finished Project!!

Finally!! A finished extra bathroom, as I reported in a previous blog, it has been in the works for a long time. I think it turned out pretty well.  The neutral floor tile and the cobalt blue tile on the … Continue reading


Dog Tales

The other day, I dropped a couple of pictures of Chance off at Headwaters Animal Shelter. They are having a contest, votes are twenty-five cents each. The highest vote getter will be featured in their Calender. It is a way for … Continue reading


Seeing Double

This morning I headed over to watch the twins. least by my standards..normal people are up and at em..I am not a morning person.  I have decided that I am nocturnal.  When everyone else is asleep I am awake, … Continue reading

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Outhouse Tales

I grew up in a farm house that had no bathroom inside.  We had an outhouse outdoors, a one holer.  For you youngins or citified people…an outhouse is a small enclosure that is set over the top of a pit … Continue reading


Memorial Day 2008

And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free, and I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me and I’ll proudly stand next to him to defend her still today, … Continue reading

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Welcome Aubrey!

Our newest great-niece Aubrey was born on May 13th.  She was born five weeks premature, she weighed a little over five pounds.  She isn’t home yet, she is spending some extra time in the NICU learning how to eat better and … Continue reading


Raining Ducks

A number of years ago, we owned a small fishing resort. We had eight cottages, all named after trees. Aspen, Birch, Cedar, Maple, Oak, Pine, Spruce and Willow. Every spring I did lots of cottage cleaning. I usually began in … Continue reading

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Yesterday we traveled to Northern Minnesota, it was our Grandson Noah’s ninth birthday!  His favorite place to eat is Culver’s in Grand Forks, ND ..he likes the cheese curds.  I have to report that their Onion Rings are perhaps the … Continue reading


Birth and Noodles

 1918 Last evening we were dinner guests at Far Guys Aunts, several of his cousins were in attendance. The meal was fantastic, Steak, Salad, Baked Potato, Garlic Bread and Angel Food Cake for dessert. Yummy!We heard some old stories, several … Continue reading