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Summer Slips Away

“Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day.” That jingle came to me as I watched water flooding past my house from an inch of rain in 1/2 hour. Plus hail. My granddaughter and I were blowing bubbles on … Continue reading

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The Long Drive: Part Four

Day Four of driving was uneventful. Three tired adults and one little one who now loves Minnie Mouse more than is reasonable for any adult to cope with. Dinner was take-out Chinese food, the best I could think of when … Continue reading

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The Long Drive: Part Three

The Second Day of Driving didn’t go so well. Two hours in, a trailer tire blew. Fortunately, the kids were well prepared, with jack and spare close at hand. Unfortunately, we were on a fast paced highway, and the traffic … Continue reading

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We Did It!

We’re here. We survived. We did it. Whew. The trip was oh so long with lots of anecdotes to relay, but I want to tell them well, so not in this blog. There has to be some recovery time, and … Continue reading

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The Adventure Begins

Across country in July! It begins. You won’t see any blogs from me for a couple of weeks, but I’ll have plenty to write about when I return. Enjoy your summer. The wild bunch is downstairs playing ping-pong. I hear … Continue reading

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Maintenance

I’m forever saying ‘taking care of a house is never ending.’ Today’s example came via my ears. I’m sitting at my desk, working away, and I hear this incredibly invasive noise right outside the office. I go out and see … Continue reading

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Stay Cool

Yesterday was filled with little mundane chores that actually make a person feel good when you add them up. One was re-organizing old Badger Book files and finding a new place for the files that make them easy and accessible … Continue reading

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