Category Archives: Around the House

Chiggers and Birds (but not related)

July 31 – Folks suffering from chiggers will sympathize with us. Some people claim that they are immune, but we are definitely NOT. We go around with dozens of red welts, some large, and very irritating. Chiggerex is what we … Continue reading

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Animals in Missouri

July 26 – As I sit here at the computer today, I’m going to try to catch up on a number of notes I have made, notes that might develop into something of interest to those who read our blog … Continue reading

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Chic-Chic-Chicory

July 18 – On our way to church a couple of days ago I noticed a white-flowered chicory plant beside the road. Everybody knows that chicory is blue, so a white version is quite unusual. On the way home after … Continue reading

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Snips and Snails and Raccoon Tails

July 16 – Several weeks ago now we discovered when we got up in the early morning that we had had an intruder locked in our garage overnight. A lot of items on my work bench had been knocked onto … Continue reading

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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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