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If only

If only I had not grown up in the snowbelt of Western NY and was afraid of driving when the weather forecast called for 3-6″ of fresh snow to fall in four hours. If only I had not allowed my … Continue reading

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Blue Christmas

You know me, (OK, you might not really know me, but you’ve read my blog so you sort of know me…then again, you may have just stumbled onto this post after googling “Blue Christmas” hoping to get Elvis and instead … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

I blame Disney. And the Cleavers. And maybe a little bit of the Brady Bunch. The Partridge Family is in the clear…although every single one of them had good singing voices, so maybe I do blame them as well, because … Continue reading

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Going on a bear hunt

Say it along with me now… Going on a bear hunt. (Going on a bear hunt.) Gonna catch a bear. (Gonna catch a bear.) Got my gun. Got my my monster truck. Got my Amish friends. Let’s go. *** The … Continue reading

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Still alive? (or: No, the mules didn’t lock me in the barn)

Yep, I am still alive. Still here. Still kickin’. Still playing ball with the dog, feeding hay to the mules, cleaning up the presents that the cat leave behind. Still breathing. I have not, clearly, been typing much. Or taking … Continue reading

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Still learning

He came back from Colorado over two weeks ago and soon afterwards four canvas tarps were hanging on our back fence. No explanation from the Country Boy, so I did what comes naturally – tried to figure it out for myself. Maybe … Continue reading

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Top Chef Country Boy Style

The Country Boy’s work schedule has been such that we really don’t get much time with him until the weekend. For the most part, we are managing fairly well, and that’s mainly because the lawn only needs to be cut … Continue reading

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