Monthly Archives: December 2014

Crisp, Cold & …. Complacent?

After too many dreary, rainy, cloudy, raw-feeling days, the sun is shining brightly today.  “Out!” I said to the animals.  “Out you go!!”  Yesterday, we opened their gates as the muddy, soft ground was starting to freeze up, making a … Continue reading

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Tis the Season to Be Behind!

Family that are friends (my favorite type of family). Friends that are family. Clowning with my boys. A little respect for a former co-student that went pro. Throw a college graduation in the weekend before Christmas … and, well, I … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, Update and Christmas Prep

The sore trapezius (muscle between shoulder/neck) persists, but I think is slowly, oh-so-slowly, getting better.  I’ve avoided much typing and limited time on the computer.  I think that aggravates it.  Texting, too.  Posture, posture, posture! Pig-farmer has been gone most of … Continue reading

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Any Advice?

I have a pinched nerve(s) in my trapezius muscle – that muscle that runs between your neck and shoulder.  Sitting hurts.  Standing hurts.  Sleeping is nearly impossible.  It just hurts.  All.  The.  Time.  Like a toothache. I even went to … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

One day.  One nice day this week to get stuff done outside. Yesterday was not it. Hello, Happy. The Christmas lights will get put up another day. Today, it is raining.  Gloomy.  Gray. Let there be light! We are getting … Continue reading

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Christmas Season is Here.

Our seasons have shifted.  Not from fall to winter. We, society, have taken it upon ourselves to add a fifth season. Spring – Summer – Fall – Christmas – Winter. I had help taking down my fall decorations. My son, Dakota, … Continue reading

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