Category Archives: Amanda

Anti-rants, aka Good News Tuesday, 8/30/22. Also, update.

Fighting invasive species, one plant at a time. Need to focus in a noisy environment/calm down/relax/sleep? Here are sounds to help. Life continues here. The wretchedly hot weather left about a week ago, but the humidity lingers. Right now it … Continue reading

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They’re here!

Elder Son and wife arrived here Wednesday night, almost a week earlier than expected. We are glad to have them for more days than originally planned, but not about why. They left New Mexico on June 26 for their road … Continue reading

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It’s Holy Week, aka deer hunting season, in Wisconsin.

Not being a hunter myself (much to my father’s dismay when he tried to take me rabbit hunting when I was about 11), I have no particular fondness for gun deer hunting. Bow hunting? At least in that season the … Continue reading

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Joyous Sunday on a Tuesday!

From here (click on the link to see the rest of the photos if you want): We got married today. This was a very small wedding because of the pandemic. Besides me and Amanda, there was just our officiant and … Continue reading

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Three on Thursday.

I have not done a ToT post in a l-o-n-g time, but right now I need to tell y’all some things, and a ToT format seemed appropriate. Thing the one. Smokey and I have both had our first covid shot. … Continue reading

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ES COVID-19 update.

“Covid day 5. I think I turned the corner yesterday. I’m not as tired, and my nose is less stuffy. Now I feel like I’m getting over a cold. I didn’t need to take a nap today.” (No updates for … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 11/13/19 (I’m back!)

Knitting. My Unraveled posts have been on a too-long hiatus because reasons, not because I haven’t been knitting. Reason 1. I became dissatisfied with the colors of my Boxy. It is being knitted from all the different fingering weight red … Continue reading

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Phone calls from Iceland, part 2.

Elder Son introduced tonight’s call by asking if the tale he was about to tell might remind us of stories told by someone we know. He then proceeded to tell of their journey from the southern coast into the highlands … Continue reading

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Phone calls from Iceland.

Elder Son says that when he calls us from Iceland the phone rings in Icelandic. He told us about doing laps in a pool heated by hot water springs with a view of mountains and oceans, also about maybe going … Continue reading

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Iceland photos.

Elder Son and GF called this afternoon. We all had a good time talking about how the spells for raising the dead that he learned at the museum could be extremely useful in his professional life as a physician. Smokey … Continue reading

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