Category Archives: Mouse River Park

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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Brave Crocus

The crocus are the first to show color. They are so brave! Especially since our two days of spring turned back into winter. More snow, more rain, more cold. Gotta remember this in July when I’m fussing about being too … Continue reading

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Only the best come north

Our local Air Force Base has as it’s motto that “Only the Best Come North.” We also like to say that our weather keeps the riff-raff out. Whatever the case, I finally saw the best and bravest of the goose-world today. … Continue reading

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