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Heading off to Glacier National Park

October 4, 2019

I got back from my trip to Denver for my friend Christine’s funeral on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 7th. Three days later, Tuesday Sept. 10th, Kevin and I got on the train in Springfield bound for Glacier. so i had two days to pack. It was a crazy couple of days. As I started […]

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motorheads

September 18, 2019

On august 20th I went to lunch with randy…I think this was my first lunch there, I have been there probably five times at least. We went late enough so that the place was almost empty, which I always love. We walked around in the museum next-door, and I had added more stuff, plus some […]

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August…

August 11, 2019

and HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY, KEVIN!!! of course we celebrated, but i didn’t wish him a happy birthday here. It feels like this summer has gone by quicker than i ever remember. but then again, my memory is pretty poor at the best of times, so maybe last year also flew by. Hopefully the ridiculously hot […]

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Hosta Stick Garden

July 20, 2019

Last Saturday morning, the 14th, i finished transplanting every single last hosta from all over the yard into the fenced yard. Whew. As i wrote previously, i first dug them up, piled them in the wagon and pulled the wagon into the bedroom front door and out the back into the fenced yard. because, of […]

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kitties!

June 24, 2019

This was June 6th, Sweetie’s first adventure in the fenced yard! i think her only experience outside had been so go out on her previous owner’s deck. she never got to run around in a yard. she loves the yard sooo much. here’s Riley, still not sure what to make of this foreign kitty who […]

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sweetie’s first taste of fresh catnip

May 20, 2019

last tuesday, the 14th, i picked a bunch of catnip and brought some of it upstairs to Sweetie. And boy, she loved it. I tried to get a photo but she was a constant blur. meanwhile…one day i was sitting on the couch and there were two woodpeckers at the feeders! i managed to get […]

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friday! and suddenly it feels like august…

May 17, 2019

i think it got up to 92 yesterday, or something completely bonkers like that. it’s already mighty warm today. go figure. also, suddenly we have lots and lots of buffalo gnats. on wednesday kevin and i were outside and all of sudden a bunch of tiny things were zipping all over the place, landing on […]

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march, briefly

April 26, 2019

nothing much to report about march, except we had a late birthday celebration for mom. HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY, MOM! but first…we got home on March 4th. here’s kevin, plowing mom’s driveway on March 7th. I never want to come home to snow. the next day we had a celebration with both pie plus some kind […]

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Final Day in Florida – March 2, 2019

April 15, 2019

We took our final walk on the beach over to Seaside. Here’s us, looking almost the same as we did the first day. except for our nice new A30 baseball caps. it’s funny that there was no name on this banner. or maybe the restaurant is called the shrimp basket? This was the day before […]

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florida!

March 11, 2019

it was just so warm and sunny there and i wasn’t thrilled about driving back to the cold and snow. but i’m getting ahead of myself…before florida, there was the beginning of february, with sweet riley hanging outside as much as possible. and then, bev and i took a short and fun trip up to […]

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