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Category Archives: Rural life
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
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
Seen this week. Autumn begins early up here in the Great Frozen North.
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
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
We are making an unscheduled road trip to Sioux Falls to deliver my 1998 Volvo to Elder Son and GF. This should make his move more pleasant. 2 adults + 12-yo girl + 120-pound dog + cat + luggage in … Continue reading
As I was making breakfast in the kitchen this morning, Misha The Formerly Very Shy Dog shot out of the bedroom and raced to the front door, barking her fool head off, as she is wont to do. Of course, … Continue reading
To be continued…
In the spring a young man’s swan’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Last week I saw a single swan standing on the ice doing the neck stretch and retract. It must be spring!