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2015 – The Year of the Empty Nest & Rain (A Lot of Rain)

2015 is the year that DSH and I became true empty nesters. We no longer have kids living at home. We now only own two cars. We are the only two people on our auto and health insurance. We can … Continue reading

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A Visit to Ferguson, MO

The Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend, some friends and I decided to visit Ferguson, Missouri, which, unless you have been living in a cave recently, has seen more than its share of attention, mostly negative, since the Michael Brown shooting last … Continue reading

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DIY – New Seat Cushions for Old Patio Chairs

I finished a few DIY projects this past summer for my sister who moved back to our home town about a year ago and bought a new, old home three blocks from me. One of the first projects I worked on … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Turkey!

Our kids are interesting people. They are smart and independent and loving and generous people. We like to believe that we have provided them with an environment where we not only modeled good behavior, but also where they have felt … Continue reading

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The Highs and The Lows of 2012

In January, we found out that my brother-in-law had cancer. And I was blessed to be able to spend time with him and my sister several times this past year. Including one time in October when Parc Nicollet, where he is … Continue reading

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Thank you for visiting my new website!  I intend to blog about a number of things including Faith & Family, Food & Home, Health & Wellness, Travel & Entertainment, and our Bucket List.  My husband and I are nearly empty … Continue reading

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