Category Archives: Winter Activities

Winter Wedding

Yesterday we attended the wedding of our niece Rachael.  She has been praying for snow for the wedding.  There was a fair amount of snow….and many of the outside photos show snowflakes. Rachael and Chad were married in front of … Continue reading

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The 2013 Ornament Revealed

Big drumroll.  Here it is finally. They began like this. This is a Milkweed Pod…those fluffy things are seeds and in the Fall of the year the pods split open and disperse their seeds. We collected the pods and dried … Continue reading

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Ready set go name a cookie

The Christmas Ornaments are all set to go.  Some have been delivered and some are being packaged to mail. I have two ready to mail to some lucky blog reader. I made 67 ornaments this year.  I have a few … Continue reading

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Innocent

You know the old saying “Innocent until proven guilty?” That does not apply to our squirrels. We have about six of them. It is a war. Me against the little bird seed sucking buggers. They were leaping out of the … Continue reading

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Trains

We took the day off yesterday and headed for a train show. South of us the snow is not as deep..or piled as high. It was a good train show..I bought a Zamboni..no that is not a train..and I bought … Continue reading

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A Sled Dog Team

I know nothing of sled dogs teams.  I can only relate what I observed. There were two different sled dog teams at the Football Field in Menahga on Saturday. I photographed both teams.  This is the first team that took … Continue reading

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St. Urho’s Day Parade

It snowed another five inches plus.  The snow on the highway was melting.  We followed a snowplow and a long line of traffic to the parade.  The little village of Menahga had snow down the center of their streets. Their … Continue reading

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Party on the lake

Last Sunday was the local Fishing Derby.  The annual party on the lake..everyone gathers, visits, fishes and has lunch.  There are lots of prizes.  Usually we go and have lunch. Yes, this is a lake.  A very frozen ice and … Continue reading

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Sleigh Parade

Only the side streets in Hubbard had snow.  People shoveled snow across the main highway so that the sleighs could go across. Cream Can Sleigh A miss-matched team Pulling a box sleigh A little horse pulling a little flat bottomed … Continue reading

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Can you guess?

Sunday afternoon we had a date. Can you guess what this is? How about now?  We took Chance along..he had a grand time. Will this help? Yes, we were outside in the snow.  It was a beautiful day..30 something degrees! … Continue reading

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