Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Guess what?

Yesterday was my birthday! I had kinda forgotten about it. If you had asked me I would have said it was sometime next week. This is what happens when you get old.¬†Thank you to all who sent me good wishes … Continue reading

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My home town.

Interstate 90 runs east and west across southern Minnesota, 10 – 20 miles north of the Iowa line; Amboy is about 20 miles north of it. I lived near (or in) Amboy until I was 14, mainly on the farm … Continue reading

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Bits and bobs.

It was surprising to me how many readers have family stories that involve a stuffed animal. Ninlouise’s story made me LOL. I guess those fluffy little critters are really important to us. * * * * * I have kinda … Continue reading

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100 Life lessons for 2017. From Twitter.

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White elephantine bullets.

Smokey and I attended a Christmas pot luck and white elephant exchange last week. This is an annual event for my book group. Last year I fought to get and retain a cute small platter shaped and painted like a … Continue reading

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Scattered thought and occurrences. (Apropos of this post title) We liberals are gonna feel pretty damned silly when we realize that the only people with guns are the while supremicists. I was almost a part of history, but my schedule … Continue reading

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Let’s do some bullets.

Younger Son was scheduled to be on a two-week business trip to Italy over Thanksgiving, so we decided to go to Sioux Falls to see Elder Son for the holiday. YS’s trip was postponed, so he went with us. Fun … Continue reading

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You may have noticed I haven’t been posting much.

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This is me today. (This week.)

For sale here.

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One Three words.

I have read any number of posts on various blogs about choosing a word to guide¬†one’s journey through the year. Grace, release, gratitude, humility, mindfulness, etc. All very excellent words but not ones that necessarily speak to me. Also, I … Continue reading

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