Monthly Archives: March 2012

Chance: Making new friends

I have a new friend.  His name is Putzer and he lives just down the road.   He is Odda’s new brother.  He is just a little bit of a dog. I was patient with him, however I did growl when … Continue reading

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In my dreams I can sew!

Yes, anything is possible in my dreams.  I can sew perfectly, I have no wrinkles and my boobs are perky.  ( I know this because I shopped for coral and turquoise lacey little bras in my dreams one night..all the … Continue reading

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I spy..

I spied some little green buds. Chance along a deer trail..please do not roll in any deer poop. And pussy willows.. Spring has temporarily been put on hold, it turned windy (howling banshee windy scare the dog half to death) … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: 4-H

I was a farm kid, so of course I was in 4-H.  I had a steer one year.  I halter trained him and practiced leading him around I even practiced washing him but we didn’t make it to the fair.  … Continue reading

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Package from Norway!

I got a package in the mail the other day.  From Norway!  Some time ago I was standing in an Antique Shop looking at old photos(Imagine that).  One of our neighbors happened to be in the shop when I ran … Continue reading

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March 26, 2012

Fifty eight years ago my life as an spoiled rotten brat only child ended with the birth of my brother.  Oh I am sure it was a winter storm to end all storms and 50 below zero the day he … Continue reading

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More Spring!

We went out and about to see what other signs of spring we could find. The ice went out on the lake on March 23 or early on March 24. For years and years I kept track of the ice … Continue reading

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Finally a Robin!  A big hungry one plucking worms out of the lawn near the daylilies. Just one..and he didn’t stick around very long. “She Who Sees Robins First” is my sister in law, she is married to my other … Continue reading

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Summer in March

We have had an early week of summer.  In fact it has been warmer this week than it is sometimes during the summer.  I went to town without a coat.  I put away my good snow boots, and resurrected my … Continue reading

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What’s Up?

Daylilies are coming up through the cover of leaves. Every fall I rake a bunch of leaves over the daylilies to protect them from frost heaves.  The leaves help to keep in the moisture too..I will clean up around the … Continue reading

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