Monthly Archives: December 2010

2010 In Review

2008 in in regular type, 2009 in BOLD and 2010 thoughts are in Red. The children are all employed, and reasonably healthy. Trica our oldest daughter still struggles with Pancreatitis. Ditto..Trica is still struggling..she might just be a tad more … Continue reading

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Chance: The Best Part of Christmas

It is I the handsome blogging Border Collie.  Far Side is not fit to talk to anyone today.  I betcha wanna know why?  Well..you see some nurse called her yesterday and CANCELLED her appointment to get her stitches out.  It … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday : Late 1950’s

Years ago even if you didn’t go out every Saturday night..you went out on New Years Eve.  It was a unwritten rule. No one stayed home on New Years Eve.  You got all gussied up and went out..usually meeting relatives … Continue reading

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Sometimes you feel like a nut

Sometimes you don’t…sometimes you just feel stupid.  Such was the case last week… Far Guy and I were ensconced on our respective couches watching a bit of TV..Mike Rowe and Dirty Jobs to be exact. In the background there is … Continue reading

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Three Years

Today I get flowers. Or maybe it is you the reader that deserves the flowers. Whatever.. A Yellow Lady’s Slipper along the driveway. A big old bee drunk on the nectar of the Baptisia (Wild Indigo) Three years and 1,100 … Continue reading

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The Day After Christmas

They came..we enjoyed their company and now they have returned to their homes. “The Grands” Christmas 2010 It is quiet here now, Chance doesn’t quite know what to do with himself, all of his favorite people were here…and now they … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

This was the card that we designed together.  Our niece Katie was gracious enough to be the photographer one snowy day.  The bottom photo I took at Cass Lake last summer. Here is Far Guys Christmas Letter Merry Christmas from … Continue reading

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Fourth Day Of Winter

The downstairs tree is complete. The fancy Christmas Tree skirt is actually a piece of brown velvet that Far Guy used to use as a cape at his Grandma H’s house. We have used it as a tree skirt for … Continue reading

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The Third Day of Winter

It snowed here..not sure how much yet..  It snowed the night before I had surgery.  The snow stick says three inches..but I know it was more than that because it was over the top of my boots.. Snow stick on … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday : Korea 1951

My Dad was in Korea when I was born.  There are no old photographs of me and my first Christmas in 1951..I was just three months old. However there is a photograph of my Dad.   In this photograph you … Continue reading

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