Tag Archives: Illinois

So, it snowed.

Which was completely unnecessary in my humble opinion. I mean, I know it is pretty and all that stuff, but it is November 16th!  Winter, by my calendar, is not until December 21st. The animals didn’t seem to mind too … Continue reading

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4-Wheeler Vacation

Yesterday afternoon, after way too many days of rain, mist, clouds and gloom, the sun came out!  I did my little happy-dance and trotted outside.  Danced and trotted as well as I could in my rubber chore boots.  After some … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch News

Since I woke up to temperatures in the 50’s …. in July …. in central Illinois … I decided I had to work in the pumpkin patch today.  My garden of weedin’. I found the first pumpkin blossom hiding among the big … Continue reading

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Tuesday Newsday – July 1

 Good morning! July 1st. I’ve been pondering what to write. This marks the one-year anniversary since I left my (paying) career. I think that subject will deserve a whole post to itself. We had a rain last night. Let’s take a … Continue reading

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A summer morning walk

Come along and walk with me!  I’m trying to get back in shape.  A 15-minute walking mile is my goal.  Two miles in 30 minutes with a short warm-up and cool-down added on.  40 minutes or less and done!  So, … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

There is so much happening this time of year.  Here’s a little catching up by photos: Friends, I hope you take a minute to enjoy the beauty during this busy time of year.

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Saturday … SUN day

Finally! The sun seems to have returned from its vacation. I hope it enjoyed its vacation and doesn’t feel the need to leave again anytime too soon. Today – the remaining work on the upstairs room project resumes! I love … Continue reading

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Tuning in (and catching up) Tuesday

I’m not sure where the weekend went.  We had one, I’m sure … but it was a bit of a blur. The piglets needed their iron shots.  To keep them corralled and to have a system, while they are little … Continue reading

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Hit by the Weekend

Ever wake up on a Monday morning and wonder, “Where on earth did the weekend go?” I know that it was fun, filled with people we love, and fast. Too fast. Monday morning.  Seriously?  Already? Yes, already. The sun in the … Continue reading

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My Hate-Affair with Winter Deepens

Picture a big, fat, pouty face.  Add blue eyes and glasses.  Sprinkle on some freckles, as  though someone is sprinkling paprika on deviled-eggs.  There!  You are getting a pretty good visual of the writer of this blog.   You see, … Continue reading

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