Category Archives: Minnesota observations

Pain in the neck

My sleep is all messed up. My dreams are strange: In one I bought a new house on the lake and the neighbors wouldn’t get off MY dock… I had to kick them off the dock and sit there so … Continue reading

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Take the time

Did you take the time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms? I have put it on Far Guys list. I don’t care if the batteries last longer than six months…replace them anyway…you are worth it. I pushed back … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Activities

Chance’s inner alarm needs to be reset. He had to go out at 6:30 AM. It was raining. It rained on and off all day, the high was about 55 degrees. Several people we talked to said “At least it … Continue reading

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September 7 2013

The Canada Geese are bunching up, they have been in the pea field and then after the peas were baled they headed a bit west. The rest of this blog post can be found HERE.

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Late Summer

Late summer is here. The lawn is brown and the Oaks are shedding some leaves. The brush in the woods is turning color. Typical for the dryness that usually happens in August. The rest of this blogpost can be found … Continue reading

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Blue Moon You Are My Sunshine

I almost missed the Blue Moon. It was beautiful! Area voices is still experiencing difficulties.  The rest of this blogpost can be found HERE.

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Nature’s Canvas

This is the first year I have noticed Rough Blazing Star (Liatris ligulistylis) in bloom on a nearby road. I think the small grain field behind the flowers is oats.  It is a comforting shade of blue/green. The late evening … Continue reading

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Pea Party

There was a gathering…a party in the peas. We sat on the country road and watched.  Chance hung his head out the window and sniffed the air…I think they were too far away for him to see. AT first we … Continue reading

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Mallard Babies

On a recent trip to town we stopped by Dairy Queen for a sundae.  Cherry for me and Hot Fudge for Far Guy.   We always go through the drive through, I manage a sundae in both hands until we arrive … Continue reading

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Yellow and Blue

The wild gardens are getting dry.  God has not sent any water for them lately. Yellow and Blue The Ratibida pinnata (Greyhead Coneflower) and the Echinops ritro (Globe Thistle) are in full bloom. It all depends on your perspective. Blue … Continue reading

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