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focusing on food

focusing on food

One of the main reasons we travel is to eat. With food (and drink!) the observant and educated can experience a bit of a region’s history, culture, economics, politics, science and religion. It’s one of the most accessible ways to experience an exotic locale and […]

free standing pants

free standing pants

With the weather being so cold and snowy lately, this is an almost daily scene in our porch. I’m not sure why but it cracks me up. Every. Single. Time.

a ridiculous amount of snow

a ridiculous amount of snow

We have a LOT of snow. A makes-me-laugh amount of snow because it’s kind of ridiculous how much has fallen this past month. But maybe I’m laughing because I’m not the one who has to plow the lane. This guy plows our lane. He’s not […]

getting on top of things

getting on top of things

It’s been a great winter for getting projects done. I’ve now fixed almost everything on the tractor once so subsequent repairs should go much faster.

nugget channels his inner van gogh

nugget channels his inner van gogh

I always knew that Nugget had a certain depth of character unusual in a feline companion. I simply didn’t have concrete evidence of this fact until we signed up for an oil painting class. A few months ago, Dave and I found ourselves discussing what […]

Arthur

Arthur

We recently acquired a flock of hens with a bonus duck. The person we bought the chickens from also had ducks which he had previously sold. Days after the ducks were gone he saw a strange looking chick peeking out from under a broody hen. […]