Monthly Archives: September 2011

Passing down the gift

One of my favorite memories as a kid is reading a book with my Mom. The Westing Game was the name of it (and I actually tried reading it to the girls a few years ago but realized they were still … Continue reading

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Hello, stranger

That was pretty much what I said to Curtis when he finally returned home after being gone for 2+ weeks in the Colorado wilderness hunting elk. Actually, it was more a combination of “Hello, stranger” and “thankgodyourhomebecausenowIdon’thavetofaceallofthis@*&%@$bymyself” along with two … Continue reading

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Calgon, take me away…

OK, I admit that I may be showing my age with that title, but frankly that’s how I feel. Remember that commercial from way back in the 70’s/80’s? The woman was surrounded by chaos when she says, “Calgon, take me … Continue reading

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falling off the face of the earth, or at least the internet

I’ve had quite a week. The last post on Monday chronicled our basement disaster from last weekend. This week has been filled with the normal craziness with the recovery work from the flood mixed in. Dehumidifiers that need to be emptied twice … Continue reading

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When it rains, it pours (apparently into my basement)

Friday was going to be a relaxing night. The girls and I had a great dinner (Elk steaks marinated in Lupos Spiedies Sauce), read some Anne of Green Gables and were in our PJs. I had finally closed their bedroom door for … Continue reading

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It’s alarming

I have set off the fire alarm six times since moving into the farm. Six. And three of those times have been in the last two weeks. The fire alarm here at the farm is a connected system with the other … Continue reading

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Feeling saucy

When we looked at the farm last year, the garden that Mrs. B had planted was amazing. Produce was everywhere and the plants were thriving. Even the design of the garden was warm and inviting with a little center place outlined in … Continue reading

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