Category Archives: Rural life

More on peepers

When we first heard them on Thursday night, they were so loud it hurt my ears.

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Guess what. We got some more snow.

Forecast is for 50˚ by the weekend, 60s next week, maybe even some 70s. Flooding, anyone?

Posted in Rural life, Winter | 9 Comments

Eagle.

 

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Voting!

Back in early November our governor appointed the state senator from our district to be the new commissioner of agriculture and scheduled a special election on January 16 to elect her replacement. An hour later our local state assemblyman declared … Continue reading

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Observed in my village.

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Hello, winter!

A week ago it was 70˚. On Wednesday it was windy here but not cold; on Lake Superior, 100 miles north, there were hurricane force winds and 25- to 30-foot waves. Thursday was calm and sunny. Friday, however; the air … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Rural life, Winter | 6 Comments

This ‘n’ that on a Sunday.

It’s county fair time! * * * * * In other news, I am trying to decide if the afghan needs to be longer how much longer the afghan needs to be. * * * * * In other knitting news, … Continue reading

Posted in afghan, Friends, knitting, Ravelry, Rural life, Squares | 5 Comments

Winter Autumn is coming.

Seen this week.  Autumn begins early up here in the Great Frozen North.

Posted in Autumn, Rural life, Summer | 4 Comments

TBT: Turtle love.

I captured this video in June 2007 and posted it on the blog then, but the original YouTube video disappeared when Google[?] bought YouTube and redid all the accounts. But it is back again, in all its snapping turtle, sex-in-the-water … Continue reading

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Last of the mouslings/ratlings (we hopes).

Shortly after this the little bugger was tossed into the yard, where it presumably assumed its proper place in the Great Circle Of Life., e.g., being lunch for some larger critter. We set a couple mousetraps in prominent locations before … Continue reading

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