Category Archives: Family Stuff

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Sightseeing From the Front Deck

One of the things that is included in the “Welcome to Medicare” visit to the doctor is depression screening.  This consists of answering an assortment of questions, one of which is — “Do you take time for vacations?” I had … Continue reading

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Fortunate Fortune, Lubberly Linda, and Dave To The Rescue

Fortune went for her two week check up and to have her splint changed this morning. I’d planned to handle it myself. But once again, “Dave To The Rescue” stayed  home from work to help me. I couldn’t quite handle … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

You don’t need snow to have Christmas. The holidays are often a time to rejoice and sometimes a time to be a little sad. Christmas 1970, Myakka Valley in Sarasota, Florida. My mother standing at the head and my grandmother … Continue reading

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Blog Often

According to http://thepioneerwoman.com/confessions/ “Ten important things I’ve learned about blogging” (I love Ree’s blog – it’s just good fun – check it out if you haven’t yet. ) “#2 blog often” and ten more things (yes, ten more – check … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photography

Between the rain, getting the garden in, and working to get another spinning order together, I just haven’t been carrying my camera around much. Today was a beautiful sunny day and I took a break to see what I could … Continue reading

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Itty bitty batts and itty bitty blog

When I have washed, carded, woven , dyed, crocheted, and spun as much as I can possibly do when getting ready for SAFF in October,  I relax and toss little bits of fiber/color that aren’t enough for my usual four … Continue reading

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I tried to be nice..

but,  I guess I was naughty ’cause I got a bundle of sticks for Christmas… which is what I asked for. Thanks, Santa! I have finally convinced Dave that lumber, field fence, and fence posts are suitable as Christmas presents. … Continue reading

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When your sandwich has

a name.  We do eat our sheep. We couldn’t raise them if we didn’t and we like lamb/mutton, as well as knowing where our meat comes from. I’m not quite weird enough to mark the packages in my freezer with … Continue reading

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I miss my dad..

my folks were divorced when I was a baby. I’d sometimes see Dad’s mother as I was growing up as she wintered in Sarasota.  I didn’t meet my dad until I was in my 20’s. Besides meeting Dad for the … Continue reading

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Favorite Portraits

I was catching up with my favorite blogs today. Joan at Mudranch has some great photos from a trip to Idaho – shot through a truck window, no less! She mentioned thepioneerwoman as the creator of a PS action. I … Continue reading

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