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I inconvenienced a deer

November 16, 2020



Wednesday morning, right outside of Seward, by the parade of flags, I noticed a deer on the other side of the road headed away from me. I let up on the gas and then noticed the other deer on the shoulder moving toward me. I did two things next, and I think one of them […]

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Emeralds, please!

December 2, 2013


jewel banner

Woo-hoo! Lloyd doesn’t have to go to work on Tuesday because he’s got jewelry duty! I gave him strict instructions that if he doesn’t come home with a bag of diamonds, I’ll – what? Oh. Jury duty. Well, that sounds entirely less fun. Hmmmph.

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Not quite the worst fog ever

January 28, 2013


Not quite as thick fog from the afternoon

I’ve been driving back and forth from Seward to Lincoln for nearly 12 years. Something like 2,500 times. Yesterday was the second worst fog ever. The worst fog ever was just a few months ago, but I don’t want to talk about that one. Lauren checks the weather in the mornings and yesterday she said […]

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G’bye, dreams.

September 25, 2012


G'bye, dreams.

Across the street from the CDC is a tiny little building that has captured my imagination for years. It is so little – maybe 12 feet by 18 feet? I have especially come to love it during my Tiny House Phase. (Rich Inner World and all that.) See it? The little tan one in front […]

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Oh, for the love of Pete!

September 9, 2012


Oh, for the love of Pete!

This weekend has had some truly disastrous baking events. Monday evening is our Grandparents’ Tea at preschool, and though the children will make some brownies on Monday morning, I know that we will also ‘sample’ them right away and they will be gone. That’s ok, because I always make back-up food ahead of time. I […]

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Change of Plans

November 24, 2011


No, we’re not switching the theme of the website. Lloyd was going to do some work on the website over the long weekend (as well as, he insisted, some yard work). But instead we’re going to Missouri. Lloyd’s dad had a heart attack. He’s doing okay right now, but Lloyd is pretty close to being […]

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