Monthly Archives: September 2011

Birthday Loot

I promised I would tell you what I got for my birthday.  Of course what I asked for wasn’t just something that is found in every 5 and 10 cent store anymore..years ago perhaps. I asked for a Shiny Brite … Continue reading

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Free at Last

I am done going into the Museum! I worked only a partial day on Tuesday!  ( I had three and a half days of comp time coming.)  Free Time here I come!  They have retained me to work on a … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: 1952

This is a photograph of me and my Grandma D.  in the spring of 1952.   This is a picture of my Mothers Mother.  She lived a good long time, and probably would have lived longer if my grandfather hadn’t died.  … Continue reading

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We went up to Thief River Falls Minnesota to a train show on Sunday.  We drug the Grand boys and their parents with us.   Far Guy even won a subscription to a Train magazine. Since I worked on Saturday..we missed … Continue reading

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Chance : Happiness

Happiness is playing ball with your best friends. Little Elvis, Me and Miney Happiness is being too big to carry up the slide. Noah and Little Elvis Happiness is resting next to your bestest dog friend. While keeping one eye … Continue reading

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I wonder if either of the Grandboys will be called stretch..or spider..or beanstalk. You can almost see them grow. Noah is taller than his Mother and gaining on his Father and little brother isn’t far behind.  I wonder  who will … Continue reading

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Chance: I Rule or is it drool

I drool.  I cannot help it.  I am a wet mouthed dog. I drool in the car on the seat, I drool on the steering wheel, I leave wet spots on the dash..and then I put my wet nose on … Continue reading

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Hello Fall

The Northern Red Oaks are turning color.  We have a few in our driveway. Hello Fall.  I guess you are officially here.  Chance is our very own personal leaf carrier..his big old fluffy tail is like a leaf catcher. I … Continue reading

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Counting Down

I have 3 1/2 days left..3 1/2 work days till some morning jammie time and afternoon adventures. I heard through the grape vine, that they want me to stay on part time over the winter, writing their blog, answering their … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday : 1952 or 1953

Alaska Guy is Far Guys cousin.  He spends a third of his life in Alaska, a third in Arizona and a third in Hawaii.  He is not married at the moment.  Although he has a “gal” and we have met … Continue reading

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