Category Archives: Rural life

Learn to hunt for food.

This was in today’s email. Given the sheer numbers of wild turkeys around here, I think that encouraging a bit of hunting may be a good idea. However, I also think in a course aimed at those “…with or little … Continue reading

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Luck Winter Carnival!

My favorite part of the Luck Winter Carnival is — surprise! — the Friday night trivia contest at Cafe Wren. My friend Jeff organizes this every year, When he invited me to participate, I declined because I felt like maybe … Continue reading

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It’s winter carnival time in Luck, WI.

Above, you see the beginnings of the annual ice castle. I am pretty sure the builders are glad the polar vortex moved on; Saturday’s temp when I took this photo was 60˚ warmer than earlier in the week. No shortage … Continue reading

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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?

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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

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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

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