Monthly Archives: December 2011

BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE – – –

THE SNOW PLOW ARRIVED MIDDAY. AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER, OUR OWN PLOWING, BLOWING, SHOVELING ANGELS – LATER – THE AFTERNOON ADVENTURE BEGAN —   HOW DO I BUCKLE THESE SUCKERS?!#%*&#@!~! IS IT SUPPOSED TO BE LONGER?   I THINK I GOT … Continue reading

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IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK—-

  We woke up late this morning.  It was exceptionally dim and eerily silent.  Eight A.M.!   The weatherman had predicted brown and more brown far into the midst of January.  Yet one glance out the window revealed not only a … Continue reading

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FLIGHT

Last spring when we were still living in California, I remember justifying our newly proposed Minnesota distance to my daughter, Noelle, by saying something like – “It won’t really be any different.  It’s been four driving hours up the coast … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC OF NOELLE

  When my daughter, Noelle, prepared to visit us in Minnesota this year, she looked forward to her first white Christmas.  First on her ordering agenda – snow boots!  Followed by long undies, cushy socks, gloves, and a wool kitty … Continue reading

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GOD YUL!

For those who didn’t receive my Christmas message by snail mail – GREETINGS FROM MT. FAITH! I wish I could send out magic carpets to one and all for a holiday trip to Fergus Falls.  We so want to “show … Continue reading

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THE INHERITORS

Last weekend my cousin Debbie and I got a lefsa lesson from Aunt Lil.  It may be hard to fathom for those not of Norwegian descent, but lefsa is highly prized and desirable as part of the Scandinavian cuisine.  It’s … Continue reading

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ADAPTABILITY

“Ozzie McBeth was born in Southern California.  For most of his teenage lifespan he was a geek and a computer nerd.  For all we know, he still is.  Ozzie currently lives in Sonora, California where he is raised by his … Continue reading

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