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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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Put down the ads and run away

When you’re jogging for 2+ hours and you don’t have you’re mp3 player to distract you with music or NPR shows, your mind has a chance to really think about things. Things that make so much sense when you are … Continue reading

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Happy blogday? Blog-iversary?

It’s officially been a year since the plights and perils of city girls living in a country life have been documents. Time to blog-ebrate! It started out just as a means of communicating with family and friends about the wedding that … Continue reading

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If you give a kid a camera

[editor’s note: Zoe’s school has been doing a nature photo competition all year to celebrate one of their teacher’s going to Antarctica on a research expedition. The following are some of the images she’s captured with my nice, big, expensive, … Continue reading

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How you can have a chance of showers on a sunny day

This was a typical scene over the last week. Me: Here comes Riley. You may want to watch out. Girls: Weren’t you just playing fetch with him? Me: Yep, but he took a detour. Girls: He’s looking pretty damp. Did he … Continue reading

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My own personal boot camp

 The last 15 months has been filled with the strangest weather patterns we’ve seen in Ohio. Last winter was one of the top in snowfall for the area. We’re talking 6-8″ of fresh snow every few days. The state legislature … Continue reading

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