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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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Oh, so close.

It’s getting closer to Shay’s house. Today 5 inches of rain fell northwest of here, 2 inches fell in an hour along the DesLacs river basin, we go over an inch in under 1/2 an hour. The river shouldn’t rise … 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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Alright, I give in.

I know that talking about weather is boring. But right now it seems to dominate our lives around here. We are safe and sound, just soggy after another 2 inches of rain today, followed by wind gusts of 45 mph. … Continue reading

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High Water

We’ve been aching for spring around here. After three years in a row of above average rainfall and near record snowfall it doesn’t take much of a melt to turn our normally dry countryside into a solid lake. This week … Continue reading

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