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Gale force winds possible through this evening

It started around 5:10 am. Cloudy skies and high winds. By 7 am, the first rumbles of thunder could be detected. It was chaos by 7:30. Lightening crashing, winds tossing things everywhere. Kids running for cover. Things started to improve … Continue reading

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The first step is acknowledgement

I will admit to a little bit of gross factor. I will say that my “I’m turning into a country girl” bravado has taken a step back. I will acknowledge that I will be thinking about more than just “Am … 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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Welcome to Fabulous Bubbleworld

Bubbleworld [Buhb-uhl-wurld]  – noun To be in a place that removes you from stresses, issues, thoughts and strains of your regular, everyday life.  The sisters were in bubbleworld when they entered Disneyland. *** I think it was back in March when … 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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Winter wonderland (in April)

I love the old-school Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer movie. It’s the sort of claymation one with Herby the elf that wanted to be a dentist and Yukon Cornelius. (I happen to think that Yukon has some of the best lines … 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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