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Evan, the Last Grandchild

November 30, 2011


Chris and Sonny are off at the other end of I-75, unaccountably managing to have fun entirely without us.  She writes: while we are here in Florida, I was reading your blog.  [Well I should hope so–if I didn’t have a loyal following of snowbirds no one would want to look at my pictures of […]

Good job, Mrs. Schoensee

November 26, 2011


Almost three years ago Joanna Hicks carted me off to a band concert over in Central Lake. It was a wonderful experience, and the next day I wrote a little post (Let there be music). The 6th Grade Band had been together for just 14 weeks, but everyone managed to get to the end together. […]

Over in the meadow

July 31, 2011


There I was, up to my knees in the meadow, sniffing the breeze the way Miss Sadie and the Cowboy do. July is a fragrant month around here. Hot. Humid. Filled with the small sounds of insects going about their important business.

A moving experience. Also an orange Kubota.

July 28, 2011


The participants in this particular adventure told me that they did not want to see a post called "Four Old Guys and a Kubota."

And then it started to rain

June 28, 2011


Katherine writes: I was standing on the balcony watching the storm come in and thinking "if I was in one of those boats I'd be a little concerned." But the colors were fantastic and you could see the "cribs" where the old dock was.

Welcome Emily Christine

March 11, 2011


Pretty in pink.