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  Two weekends in a row of fun, friends and family! How lucky am I?!? It was a weekend of learning…… Learning to build a swing from rope and firewood. Learning to build a fire. Fishing was good. If you … Continue reading

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Counting my Blessings

I’ve been told I have a poor concept of time. It’s true. I am lousy at time management. There are only 24 hours in a day. Always have been. Always will be. Yet, I seem to think I can get … Continue reading

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To everything there is a season 

One day the bees are feeding on the nectar of sweet Campfire roses. The next day a dusting of snow reminds us that our short northern season of growth and renewal is shifting to our long season of hibernation and … Continue reading

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Happy Place

I have a new happy place. I’ve always enjoyed the Mouse River Park. It is quiet and peaceful. Not much to do but look at the flowers and watch the river flow (or not flow!). But now I have a … Continue reading

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Gotta love the Lilies!

The display bed is in full bloom right now. The lilies and daylilies are in their prime. Unfortunately, the only ones who see them now are us! So I’ll share a few photos. This is Conca d’Or, an Orienpet lily. … Continue reading

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July 24, 2011

I swore I was going to get my house clean today. Really. I did intend to. Honestly. But first we had to run down to the Park and do a bit of clean up and put a lock on the … Continue reading

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House on the Mouse

Our little house on the Mouse This is our cabin after the water has gone down about 2-3 feet, judging from water marks on other cabins/homes.   This is our neighbor’s. It looks like the water was just up to … Continue reading

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The Mouse is Rising!

I realize this story may be getting old for those of you who are not part of the greater North Dakota family, but we are consumed by rising water in most of the state. 12,000 people in Minot alone have … Continue reading

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Waiting and Watching

Tuesday we helped evacuate our son and his family from their home in Minot and helped sandbag for a friend of a friend. This photo does no justice to what the Mouse is really doing now. A 4 foot wall … Continue reading

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And now there are four!

Mrs. Chipping Sparrow has laid an egg a day. Now I have seen her sitting few times. She sneaks off very quietly if I get too close. So far I haven’t been  able to photograph her, just her eggs. Tonight I … Continue reading

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