Category Archives: storm

HOLY UFF DA!

  Growing up in California meant that electrical storms were an oddity. Something to be marveled over. A once a year (or not) happening. The last year before our Minnesota move, I recall a night when we heard the distant … Continue reading

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BACTERIUM ADDENDUM

  Just after posting my bird feeder diatribe, I received a bit of synchronicity in the form of an email from Val Cunningham, the bird columnist in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Star Tribune. What great timing. I never expected to receive … Continue reading

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THE EYE OF THE STORM

  Not just any old bacterial infection. Not this season’s bout of springtime sniffles. Not even a whopping case of influenza. It was a monster of a malady that blasted in and brought me down these past few weeks. I … Continue reading

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WEATHERWISE

Who is that crazy lady running about her yard, shrieking for her husband to quick, come outside and look, snapping pictures at the sky, north, west, south and east? Oh yes, that’s me. I guess I’m a weather freak now.  … Continue reading

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PLEASE PAY ATTENTION!

  There may be wars and threats of wars in our greater world, odious politicians yapping for special interests across our continent, inner city crime and rising gas prices, zero growth jobs, jobs, jobs, hunger and cancer – but all … 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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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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