Now it’s snow, snow, and more snow

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That's what I get for complaining about all the rain we got in October and the first week in November. So, yes, the rain did stop; it froze and is now snow! You thought...

Merry Christmas to you and yours

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I finally got our Christmas tree decorated last night. Just in time! We think it looks pretty and sure perks us up. We've been hugely busy lately. I didn't even get one Christmas card...

With Christmas approaching, we’re dashing around madly

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Of course part of the family is coming to help us celebrate Christmas so I'm pulling out a ham and figuring out what goodies to make between now and then. (Of course there is...

The sun came out and it was 37 degrees yesterday

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It's amazing how much gets done when the sun is out! I really think the sun increases your energy in the winter. Besides, when it's above 30 outside chores are so much more pleasant....

Did you ever have one of those days?

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Yesterday was mine. Early in the morning, Will sent me to Hibbing, 30 miles away, to rent the 2-inch trash pump again. First off, he needed it to draw down the muddy ground water...