Monthly Archives: September 2012

Harvest Moon

The harvest moon is the first full moon after the autumnal equinox. Chance and I went in search of the moon.  It was ever so faint during twilight.  It snuck up on was not visible so I took some … Continue reading

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A Little Beehind

Oh my, I am a little behind at home.  The fridge should be cleaned out along with my garage and my car.  I worked really hard yesterday trying to clear off my desk at home.  I made some headway..enough so … Continue reading

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Free at last

Free, free at more alarm clocks, makeup and being sugary sweet when I answer the phone.  Ha! I am looking forward to some jammie mornings out on the patio watching the birds before it gets so cold I need … Continue reading

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Time Flies

Someone really should slow things down a tad.  Why is it when you get older the days/weeks/months seem to fly by?  Whoosh and the summer is gone. It was 24 F here early yesterday morning that is –4C for my … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: September 26 1912

One hundred years ago today my Grandmother Hilda gave birth to her first son.  She and Grandpa named him Wilbert Samuel.  The oldest son, the first of fourteen children. My Grandparents had been married fourteen months before Wilbert was born. … Continue reading

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Pretty Leaves

Some of the Maples have some really good color. One by one the leaves give up  and change color. I hope they hang on for a few more days.  I will get my last day of vacation this if … Continue reading

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The Last Week

Far Guy had another injection last week.  The anesthetist takes a needle and injects a local anesthetic and a steroid into his face, just under his ear.  The injection is to calm the Trigeminal Nerve which in turn halts the … Continue reading

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Saturday was a very busy day filled with teamwork.  Naturally I was the team leader. A few weeks ago I met a group of AmeriCorps youth. This group is part of the NCCC or National Civilian Conservation Corps.  They are … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox

That is the big happening today..somewhere around 9:49 AM our time.   That means Fall has arrived.  We will lose two minutes plus of sunlight every day now…sunsets happen faster than in the summer and twilight seems non existent. The trees … Continue reading

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Snow Daze

It will snow one of these days.   Would you like to guess when it will snow in North Central Minnesota?  Would you like to guess when it will snow in the Okanagan area of British Columbia?  Do you like … Continue reading

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