Greetings From Country Threads’ Farm

March 24, 2018

This is the drift in front of my gate this morning – yikes! We had over a foot of snow with driving winds all night long. We haven’t had a total of 12″ of snow all winter and tomorrow morning is Palm Sunday. On the positive side, I brought Rick to the care center yesterday […]

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TYPO!!!!

March 21, 2018

I got up at 5:45 – not 6:45 as was written. We left at 6 – 6:15. This gets funnier every time I think about it!

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Surgery Went Well

March 21, 2018

Rick’s surgery yesterday at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN took 3-1/2 hours and went well. He is now hospitalized next door at Methodist Hospital until Friday. When he left the recovery room they wheeled his bed through the skywalk and into his hospital room – so easy. Here are the screws that were removed from […]

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One More Finished

March 18, 2018

Remember these plaid brushed cottons? Watching March Madness gives me time at the sewing machine so this UFO is finished. The front of the quilt took much less time than the back which I pieced with yardage and scraps on hand. I think I can call this a reversible quilt. We are definitely in mud […]

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52 Years Ago

March 16, 2018

This is Rick and me in front of his car in 1965 – we dated throughout high school and planned to go to Iowa State together in the fall of 1966. Don’t you just love the matching madras shorts? Haha! When we attended high school, the senior class went on what was called “skip day”. […]

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Volunteering with Reed

March 14, 2018

Our church takes turns with other churches and organizations serving at the Community Kitchen in Mason City. I decided to help out this month and asked Reed to go with me. He’s a good worker! Glen and Terri also volunteered – they had done this in the past so they told us what to do. […]

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Death of a Dog

March 14, 2018

Concerning the death of the little bulldog who was put into an overhead bin by a stupid stewardess — he barked for 2 hours! And then died. How can the stewardess say she didn’t know there was a dog in the bag? This is so horrible I can’t stand to hear any more reports about […]

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Goat Sampler Pattern

March 13, 2018

Does anyone out there have a Goat Sampler pattern they’d like to sell to a reader who raises goats?

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Bird Nests

March 12, 2018

I wrote yesterday about the tiny eggs. Here are some tiny nests found in my yard in the past. And here’s a closeup so you can see what those birds used to make their nests – goat hair! Remember the orioles that built a nest in 2016? The nest finally blew down and I brought […]

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A Gray Sunday Afternoon

March 11, 2018

A walk through the house on this gray afternoon produced these everyday photos. A look at the plants in the piano room. This fern is in the opposite corner – it is huge! The dogs are having a tough day. Plants in the “porch area”. Reed and I bought a new orchid last month. Easter […]

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