Monthly Archives: April 2010

Curiosity: A Familiar Driveway

I was curious, my curiosity sometimes gets the best of me. I wondered if they were the same, I wondered have they changed? Are Far Guy and I the only people in the whole world who noticed. One day I … Continue reading

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Places I Remember

There are places I remember. That song has been running through my head since yesterday. I believe it is correctly called "In My Life." It was a hit for the Beatles. I remember when the Beatles became popular, my Dad … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: Generations

This is a photograph that was taken 58 years ago, in the spring of 1952. From left to right, me and my Mom, my Grandpa, and my Great Grandma Hatwig or Hattie.. A four generation photo. This is the oldest … Continue reading

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A May Day Reminder

Last year I told y’all that I would remind you that May Day was coming up and you should get your butts in gear and make some May Baskets and fill them with candy and or flowers and deliver them … Continue reading

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I have been Loony for three years now!

We are very fortunate here in Minnesota to have an individual by the name of Larry Backlund who has a Loon nesting platform near his dock on a small lake in Minnesota. This is a project that is near and … Continue reading

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Train Shows

Last weekend after "grandsitting" we high tailed it to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. There was supposed to be a huge train show there and Far Guy had been looking forward to it for months. When we walked into the mall we … Continue reading

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Conversations with Adam

This conversation revolves around Adam, who is eight and the baby of our family. He is in second grade. We "grand sat" recently while his parents were at a conference. He listened well all evening, he complained only about a … Continue reading

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Turtle Tryst

We call this place Turtle Slough..the Aspen ( Piss Popple or Populus deltoides) is breaking bud. You can see it in the background..a fine misty green. Yes, I know it is not much..but it is a beginning! We have two … Continue reading

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Spring Ephemeral

Big word, big word..but an important one. Ephemeral= Lasts only for a short time, brief, a flower that may only bloom for one day. ( I fem rel) Up here in the sticks the Liverleaf or Hepatica americana is a … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: Confirmation

This is Far Guy’s Confirmation Class. ( I put a red dot on Far Guy!)  This was probably taken in 1964 or 1965. Far Guys Dad took this photo, or someone that had his camera..I can tell because it is a … Continue reading

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