Monthly Archives: May 2009

Buffalo Gal and Bluebirds

Connections made through blogging with the right attitude can make a difference in your life. When I first began to blog, I told Far Guy, I just needed to write for the grand kids, so that they would know more … Continue reading

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Chance: On Looking Handsome

Thanks for voting last week, these are the photos that Far Side entered in the photo contest at the local animal shelter. You all did great, and Far Sides conundrum was solved!          You know it is not easy looking … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Casts

Adam broke his elbow last week, he got to have a blue cast. He was jumping on the trampoline and landed wrong. Luckily he did not require surgery. He was still feeling some pain last weekend when they were here. … Continue reading

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Noah is Ten!

Ten years ago early one morning our first grandson was born, Far Guy and I missed his birth, but as we walked into the maternity ward, a small baby was screaming while he was getting his very first bath by … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday : 1959

This is a photo taken in 1959, my brother, Arvilla (our wonderful neighbor lady, whose farmhouse I wrote about yesterday), Carla (her daughter) and me. My Mother took this photograph, It was taken in our living room on the farm. … Continue reading

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Loon Eggs Are Hatching!

The loon eggs that we have been watching  are hatching today, you can catch a glimpse of the newly hatched chick here…one more egg left to hatch!  Will it be soon? Update Wednesday AM : The little renegade baby loon … Continue reading

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The Neighbors Farmhouse

  It was a landmark, the big white farmhouse with the big red barn and a windmill. The lonely house stood empty. Memories are all that remain. The children all grown with grandchildren of their own. The old timers both … Continue reading

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Decoration Day

Old people called it "Decoration Day." The day in May set aside to strew flowers on soldiers graves. The day to pause and think about the white crosses spread all over Europe. To honor all servicemen and women who "gave … Continue reading

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A Wild Ride

Our youngest daughter is married to a "big kid". She often says she has three boys, one is just way bigger than the other two. This must be Andy’s year for wheels, he got a unicycle for Christmas, and a … Continue reading

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Inside a Bluebird Box

You know you are getting old, when you watch birds every morning, afternoon and evening. Far Guy and I have two pairs of Bluebirds, one set near the house and another set along the driveway. We watch for them everyday. … Continue reading

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