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People Watching

There’s no better place to people watch then in downtown Chicago! I was there, last week, by myself. I wasn’t lonely, I was surrounded by people of all sorts and sizes! Most of the people barely knew I was there. … Continue reading

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I Lived In A Chicken House?

I was in fifth grade. My family had just moved from East Peoria, Illinois to Waterloo, Iowa. We were living in Grandma’s house until we could find a house for us. It was a large boarding    house so Mother … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013

I love Christmas! I love decorating for Christmas! It’s a lot of work and it takes me days to get it right and get it done! I’m not done yet… Our Christmas tree is hard to get a good picture … Continue reading

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What A Guy

Since I’ve taken on blowing the leaves I’ve still had to keep up with everything else in the house. Yes, I’m a house wife…a home maker…a washer woman…a cook…a cleaning lady… For lunch, yesterday, we had warmed up leftovers. Okay…Jerry … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaf Blowing Days

The leaves are falling fast and furious. It’s autumn, my favorite season of the year. I’ve always loved raking leaves…but living in the woods we don’t rake…we blow! With Jerry recovering from surgery I’ve taken on the job for now. … Continue reading

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Reflections…

There’s no place like home…yet my trip to Colorado and then on to Washington was full of family, love, caring, closeness, interests, friends, nature, details, good-byes, spending, reminiscing, and so much more. This morning as we reflected on our trip … Continue reading

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I’m Home

At about 3:00 PM we drove into our driveway! Home. Oh how good it looked and felt! I’ve been gone for four weeks! I didn’t plan to be gone that long but that’s how it turned out! Jerry built a … Continue reading

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Oh No, We Have Growing Babies

This is part II of the Opossum story! I checked the back side yard this morning and discovered the two baby opossums that were with their deceased mother were now also dead. Armon and I took care of their bodies. … Continue reading

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Random Shots From a Great Family Time

Camera’s were hot all week. So here are some random shots… Bella is roasting marshmallows but something has everyone’s attention! Shauna, Elmise, Pam Bella, Ted & Christy.     Oh dear, the go-cart is up on a couple of sawhorses! … Continue reading

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Update…For Those Who Want To Know…

We’re back at home. I called the doctor and got right in! He was very kind and even though I didn’t have a coughing fit while I was in his office (I was hoping I would so he’d see how … Continue reading

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