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Funny to me.

February 10, 2015

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1) I have something going on every night this week. When I get home late, Lloyd proves his amazingness  by having the house all cleaned up. I don’t know how he does it. Tonight he was cleaning out the freezer and when I got home he kept pulling out weird parcels and asking me what […]

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The Brady Burn

March 24, 2011

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The Brady Burn

Last night John Brady (you might remember Kate Brady who used to comment here, but who no longer loves us enough to comment) asked if I could help him do a controlled burn on one of his fields. I asked how much he was charging to help. I was willing to pay up to $30.00, […]

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The romantic glow of butter

December 4, 2009

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The romantic glow of butter

I tried to make ghee a month or so ago – you heat butter until the water boils off and the milk solids fall to the bottom of the pan. (I did it wrong, I’m sure.) You are left with the pure fat of the butter, which is apparently good for cooking since it has […]

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Well, THAT didn’t go according to plan.

January 18, 2009

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My consolation prize for Lloyd’s day of fun was a little pocket stove on the clearance table at Eddie Bauer.  It had everything going for it – cute, small, gadget-y, and most importantly: it involved fire.  I was so excited to try it out! This thing could save our lives someday! Now, I have to […]

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Second Breakfast

July 1, 2008

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When I’m working, I eat breakfast at home and then breakfast again with the children. I’ve become used to that, so on my days off I get a bit peckish an hour or so after breakfast. Today Brad was working in the garden and I was burning sticks in the chiminea. (I do so love […]

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My kinda yardwork

May 12, 2008

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My kinda yardwork

Lloyd has been a super-champ about mowing the yard this year. It seems like most other years we kind of bicker about who should go out and do it, but this spring he’s all about “I’m mowing the yard today”. *swoon* Anyway, I’ve been easing my guilt by doing a little clean-up outside while he […]

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