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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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Get ‘er Done!

Tonight I was reading the back of a tee shirt at one of Mark’s and my favorite summertime haunts – The Country Mouse at The Mouse River Park. It said “Get ‘er Done. Tomorrow.” I’m kinda liking the ‘tomorrow’ bit. … Continue reading

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Nathan

I feel like I’ve been a bit lazy for the past month. Yeah, I’ve done ‘stuff.’ I’ve done a couple of lunches. Watered some. Watered some more. Dumped some worn out plants. Done some book work. But Mark and I … 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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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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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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