Category Archives: Neighbors

New Critter, New Dish, etc.

We have a new critter living in our backyard under the shed. The girls have named him/her Mona-Max, as they’re not sure whether it’s a he or she. We see them all the time around here driving around, but this … Continue reading

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January Weather

This has been the coldest month since we’ve been here in a couple of ways. Two nights ago, we had our coldest temperature of -3°. For the month the average low was 19°. The next coldest average low was the … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Some pics from the morning.

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They Said It Was Going to Rain

But you can’t do this with rain… Or have this… The girls have been waiting for this for two years. They are happy. And since the roads are a mess, and church has been cancelled in the morning, I am … Continue reading

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Our neighbor across the road gave us half a bushel of green beans and then invited Dana over to can them. Here are the results.   Now we’re going to attempt to do some more canning and pickling.

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Baby Birds, Hail Stones, End of the Year

Our baby birds are gone. We are assuming they flew away at some point. A couple of days ago, we had a nice hail storm. Nothing too big and not near as loud as if we were still living under … Continue reading

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My neighbor came over with his tractor a couple of days ago and did this: He said he’d let it sit for a few days and then come run over it again. While it might be a little late for … Continue reading

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