Happy Thanksgiving

November 23, 2017

What a fun day we’ve been having with Eric, Nikki and Camber! They drove from Greenbush, MN (northwest corner) and met us at a buffet at the casino in North Iowa. The buffet was delicious – we’re still full! Here are pictures I took here at home – Camber is a photo waiting to happen […]

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Yikes! It’s Number 8!

November 15, 2017

Last night at 10 when we went outside to pee before going to bed, Hazel, the possum hunter, found another one! This is the 8th one this season and he was scrounging under the bird feeder for a snack. Telly and Hazel pulled him out into the yard where he played “possum” and I was […]

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Minneapolis Trip and More

November 14, 2017

On Sunday Becky and I went to Minneapolis to visit IKEA and then on to Bachman’s Garden Center. I just knew how much Reed would love Bachman’s so we invited him along. I get so carried away in the moment that I forget to take pictures when we’re shopping but here’s one with Reed and […]

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More Life on the Farm

November 10, 2017

This acreage is 10 acres – more than two old people can keep up with – almost. But I don’t want it any other way. I have to keep reminding Rick that I’m not raising livestock but that these animals are my life. He gets it but at times he grumbles. When it comes to […]

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Possum Season – second time around

November 7, 2017

Only one person let me know they received this morning’s post about getting two more possums. It was a long detailed post – I don’t think I can remember all of it to re-post it. Last night I checked the barn at 10 pm to find one possum in the cat room and one right […]

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Did this post?

November 7, 2017

I’m having lots of problems with WordPress – don’t know if my post actually published this morning. I’ll keep trying.

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November 6, 2017

Where does the time go?  Work in the barn continues as well as some outside work – the pampas grass needs to be cut down but I’m waiting for Rick to take down the fence and he’s still farming. Reed and Myra came over last Wednesday and finished their folders.  Here’s a look at both […]

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Congratulations to Houston

November 2, 2017

I loved this World Series – especially game 5 which lasted until 12:30 am!  I can’t imagine how Houston will be celebrating this morning but it sounds fun!  Congratulations to everyone in Houston – and their Astros!

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Life on the Farm

October 30, 2017

Remember that wonderful elephant ear plant?  Well, it snowed and got cold. It lasted a day like this and then it got very cold.  Isn’t this sad?  I need to cut this down and dig up the bulb.  And life on the farm always includes varmints.  Last Friday night I went to the barn […]

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And It’s Gone!

October 26, 2017

I went to bed with the cornfield across the road only partially combined and when I got up the next morning – poof!  The corn was gone!  Just that fast!  I love the cornfields right after the corn has been combined – it’s all a soft yellow and very pretty to look at. Here’s the […]

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