Category Archives: Around the House

Through the Window – Dale Edition

June 2, 2017 – Last weekend had been one that was forecast as a day with potentially severe storms but the weather seemed mild and normal for several hours. As is our custom, Chris and I went to church and enjoyed … Continue reading

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He Came In Through the Bathroom Window

May 30 – This last weekend after church, we didn’t stop to chat with our friends as we usually do because we could tell by the dark clouds on the horizon that we would be fortunate to get home before … Continue reading

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Helping Mom and Dad Work

May 24 – I had mentioned in my last post that our son David had come out on Mother’s Day to help us get some tings done. Well, his first words when he arrived were, “Well, what do we do … Continue reading

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The Unknown Woodchopper

May 14 – Just a quick story from a week or so ago. I had mentioned that a section of one of the big trees near our house had fallen down. So on one of our Town Days, we had … Continue reading

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So Where’s the Box?

May 10 – Here’s a story that didn’t make us too happy at first, but at least we never found out until much later! After a day of Harvesters recently, we had brought in to the kitchen several boxes or … Continue reading

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Picking Morels, Hoping for Fruit Trees

April 30 – This whole last week has been grey and damp, not particularly fit for outdoor activities. We had some thunder before we went to bed last night, and then as we lay in bed, the lightning put on … Continue reading

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It’s a Growing Thing

April 23 – Under fluorescent lights in the basement I now have a second batch of  tomato seedlings that I transplanted into small plastic pots. They look great so far. Once the weather warms up for real I shall set … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Food – Fourth and Final Course

April 21 – Dale really enjoys the golden corn bread that I make from time to time. You can find the recipe for this particular treat just about anywhere: in recipe books, on line, and sometimes on the box in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Food – Third Course

April 19 – For our third course, here are a couple other food tales while I am thinking way back. First of all, when I was about ten, my mother decided that I should have a surprise birthday party to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Food – Second Course

April 9 – Not too long ago, our grandson Robbie invited us for dinner after David had preached the sermon in church. Both Robbie and Kevin had been learning about foods of all kinds and how to prepare them all … Continue reading

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