Monthly Archives: December 2008

Wistful Wednesday: Two Sisters Get Married

On December 25, 1913 Far Guys Grandparents were married in Iowa. They were headed for Minnesota. The brides entire family was going. Her parents and her siblings. Land prices in Iowa were very high. The gumbo soil was hard to … Continue reading


The New Year

I kinda like the New Year’s Holiday. I don’t have to shop, clean, cook or act perfect. I am not required to be anywhere or do anything. I can just be me, it is rather freeing. This morning as I … Continue reading


Okay..Some Of My Readers Have Spoken!

Thank you readers for the comments. I did not get any negative feedback, so I guess I will continue to blog, as long as my readers comment occasionally! If my "funnies" make you laugh out loud, and you get to … Continue reading


Flowers For Me

I decided to give myself flowers today, something non snowing looking. I know that Far Guy would have brought me some himself, but he knows me indoors make my eyes run and water and they make me sneeze. I … Continue reading


Mrs. B. and Pastor B.

Mrs. B lived next door to us at the lake. We bought our old Resort and they bought the neighboring lake home the same year. She and her husband were retired. She was a very outspoken woman. She was a … Continue reading


Christmas 2008

We had a lovely Christmas! We went to church in the afternoon. Noah was having a hard time, his Mother wanted him to tuck in his shirt, he did, but he was uncomfortable. I told him "Grandma has gum and … Continue reading


Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all my readers!


Wistful Wednesday : A Country Lane

A familiar lane from my childhood, leaving my Grandparents D’s home. We visited them every Sunday just like clockwork. Holidays and Sundays after church were a time for family. Traditions from long ago..:)


A Christmas Ghost?

We finished up shopping yesterday. I had a special project that I was working on and "The Ghost of Christmas Past" must have taken up residence here this past week. My project has been put on hold, anytime you count … Continue reading


Mostly Handmade Ornaments: A Tradition Continues

A tradition continues. I have squeaked by for one more year. I began this tradition back in 1990. This year we made 60 ornaments. You can check out my view of Pyrography here, I wrote about this mission  last summer. … Continue reading