Monthly Archives: February 2012

BAFFLEMENT

I was finally forced to get baffles for the bird feeders. They look clumsy and odd and spoil the welcoming appearance of our seed supply which is meant to be an attractive addition to the garden. The shepherd’s hooks rise … Continue reading

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SOMEPLACE SAFE

  Yesterday I attended a Ladies Tea. Above all it was a visual delight, each table a riot of someone’s fantasy. Thirty five themes. Cacophonous, gorgeous, silly, whimsical, enchanting.  You name it. Not to mention fun. And yummy. Best of … Continue reading

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RIGHT MAKES MIGHT

Ever since we moved to Minnesota last spring, there has been a looming, ironic, unfortunate happening in the wings. In January I wrote about it in an entry entitled “The Irony of it All.”  To recap – the Army Corps … Continue reading

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MORE LIKE IT!

Now this is more like it.  This is what the God of the North intended for Minnesotans in the middle of February. And I suppose it’s just a brief blip in the weather map for 2012, brown grass and exposed … Continue reading

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HALEY MARIE

ANOTHER YEAR!  WASN’T THIS JUST YESTERDAY? ON YOUR BIRTHDAY, WE’RE HUGGING YOU IN OUR HEARTS. WE CELEBRATE YOUR CURIOSITY – YOU ARE A CONSTANT SURPRISE – ALWAYS THE CUTTING-EDGE FASHIONISTA! EVER CREATIVE – A FAIRY TALE PRINCESS SOON TO AWAKEN … Continue reading

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THE CENTER

One night recently we went to the Big Chief convenience store/gas station/truck stop/café just outside of Fergus Falls for their buffalo burgers. They were yum but that’s another story. Although I need to mention how much a fan I have … Continue reading

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MARYANNE

My cousin Maryanne and I were born the same year although she preceded me by a few months into this world. The first time we were together she taught me many things. I believe we were about four. My first … Continue reading

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