Monthly Archives: January 2010

Chance: Getting the mail

I know the way to get the mail, we walk the long way around in the winter. Sometimes Far Side goes along, but usually it is a guy thing. Even though it was barely above zero she went along yesterday. … Continue reading

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Ringo’s Story

“If you love something let it go free. If it doesn’t come back, you never had it. If it comes back, love it forever.” Doug Horton This is a story that has been written in my mind for some time. … Continue reading

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Clear and Bright

I can see without is a miracle!! I have worn glasses since I was about 9 years old. I got a bra, my first period and glasses all about the same time. Maybe that was too much information.. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Cataracts Half Done

I survived the cataract Surgery!! It was a same day surgery and I was over in the hospital about three hours. Far Guy and my Parents accompanied me… Chance held down the fort at home. The nurses were kind and … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: An Old Snowplow

Last week I was able to sit down with my Father and go through some of the photos in the box that used to belong to his Father ( My Grandfather). Very few of these photographs are marked. This is … Continue reading



I like these kind of cats. This one happens to be Uncle Archies mouser. I took it last Summer before my vision started to become blurry. I have Cataracts in both eyes. My right eye has become particularly fuzzy. I … Continue reading

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Ice-Cation 2010 Visitors

The quiet descends on the house once more. All of Chances friends are gone. He made fast friends with all of our house guests this past weekend. He woke them up in the morning..his cold nose will do that to … Continue reading

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Yesterday while everyone was off fishing..etc.. Chance and I went out to take some photos. Our little Jack Pine which was just a troublesome seedling has grown almost before our eyes. Not everyone has an appreciation for the little Jacks. … Continue reading

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Icy weather

Last night it started to rain..then it started to sleet..then it rained again..sometimes a warm spell in Minnesota in January is not a good thing. Chance and I ventured as far as the patio which possibly could be mistaken for … Continue reading

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Inside a Dark House

Yesterday Far Guy, Chance and I tagged along with my brother, Jody( the one that lives next door)  down to his dark house. He was opening up the preparation for our brother Carey’s arrival from Oregon. Carey and his wife … Continue reading

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