Monthly Archives: August 2012

Signs of Fall

Chance and I went for a walk after supper last night. The trees are losing their leaves and the Oaks are dropping their acorns.   It sure looks like Fall to me.  It was only 80 degrees (26 C) yesterday.  It … Continue reading

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Women’s Right to Vote

Last Monday evening the Historical Museum presented five local women who portrayed suffragists.  Women who fought hard and were jailed for their views of women’s rights. They appeared in character and shared what it was like… What it was like … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday:1958/59

This is a photo taken in the old farmhouse where I grew up.  It was taken late in 1958 or very early 1959.  My Mom took the photo. That is me with my hand on my waist.  My cousin Evelyn … Continue reading

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Birch Bark

This is what I made..no not a canoe and not even a Christmas tree ornament. Any ideas? Dave was painting on his Pumpkinseed Fish..he is so very talented. His fish is carved from Basswood.  He will paint on it for … Continue reading

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Bees and Bark

I had a wasp chasing me around the yard. I think he was deranged.  I finally stomped on him.  This time of year the stinging creatures are so aggressive..the cold nights must do something to their brains. I found one … Continue reading

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One Day Weekend

I could take my shoes off and sit a spell…and relax. Or perhaps I could take out the canoe. What better use for an old canoe..fill it with Snow on the Mountain..or Bishop’s Goutweed. Instead I will most likely clean … Continue reading

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Gus the ghost is getting pushy

On Thursday when Far Guy worked for me..he encountered Gus. Yes, he finally felt the presence. He was moving boxes into the side storage room in the basement…when all of a sudden he was pushed..and fell to the floor.  PUSHED.  … Continue reading

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Flower Fix: Salvia

I needed a flower fix. Fall is coming on strong and soon everything that isn’t dried up will be frozen. Plus I need to practice with the new camera. Far Guy worked for me yesterday.   I put the chicken to … Continue reading

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Trees and Things

The first tree to turn color in our area greets me every morning.  It stands sentinel along the road blushing with early fall color.  It will have turned color and shed its leaves and stand there naked under a carpet … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: 1954

This photo was taken in the summer of 1954.  I was a good big sister. I am sure I did not let go and let my baby brother topple over..did I? This photo sat in amongst a bunch of film … Continue reading

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