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Thanksgiving-come and gone
Friday, November 25, 2011      3 comments

It was such a beautiful day that it was almost a shame to stay inside. The temperature topped out at 65 degrees and here in South Dakota, that is a hard act to follow. We almost broke a record. We had so much good food and stayed at DD's... Read more
Cranberry-Banana Salad
Thursday, November 24, 2011      8 comments

A recipe from the early 60's that MIL shared with me 1 sleeve of saltine crackers 1 can jellied cranberry sauce 3 ripe bananas 8 oz carton of whipped topping Crush crackers in a bowl and set aside. Remove cranberry sauce from c... Read more
Getting ready for Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      7 comments

I am cooking the sweet potatoes tonight and will get them ready to bake in the morning. I have what I need for the cranberry-banana salad which I will make when I get to DD's house. The apple pie just came out of the oven and the green a... Read more
Twice the work today
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      3 comments

but it was a good feeling to ge back to a routine. I was back in my element. The day rushed by and I had plenty of errands to keep me on the move. DS2 and girlfriend were here for dinner. We had a small pork roast and a small beef roast... Read more
Back home
Monday, November 21, 2011      8 comments

We had a great trip and a wonderful visit with all the family at the prayer service and the funeral. The 8-10 inches of snow was already melting today and most of the main roads had been plowed. Some of the streets were a little dicey but ... Read more
Leaving for the funeral
Sunday, November 20, 2011      14 comments

We are leaving after lunch for the funeral and plan to be back tomorrow night. The roads should be in good condition now so travel should be easy. SIL is in good spirits and we hope to have good quality family time to visit, reflect and sh... Read more
Moving forward
Saturday, November 19, 2011      6 comments

I am finishing up the rest of the laundry. I swept all the floors this morning and started picking up around the living room. I will be gone part of the evening to play Bingo at the Legion Hall. First is the soup and sandwich supper with c... Read more
Weekend Plans
Friday, November 18, 2011      7 comments

There will be a prayer service for BIL on Sunday evening so we will drive out on Sunday afternoon. The funeral is 10 am on Monday and we will stay until mid-afternoon, depending on the weather and road conditions. We already have hotel roo... Read more
Update on BIL
Thursday, November 17, 2011      14 comments

BIL passed away this morning at about 2 am. Funeral services are pending. With a winter storm moving in from west to east, we may be driving across the state on icy, snowy roads this weekend. Time will tell. He was 63 and now he can rest... Read more
Family concerns
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      11 comments

BIL is very ill with pneumonia and septic shock. He is a resident of a nursing home and the infection only became evident when he spiked a fever. He is the father of the niece who was married 2 months ago. That was the last time we saw hi... Read more
Life is a puzzle
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      6 comments

You think you have done everything right and yet, something feels a little "off". You look around and hope the answers jump up and let you know what is making you uncomfortable. Today I think it was the cold, raw wind that just seemed to p... Read more
Multi-tasking
Monday, November 14, 2011      3 comments

It was an interesting morning as two of my main servers were having service issues. I was hopping back and forth between the 2 sites and trying to get things done. Along came lunch hour and I needed to be at DS1's house when the repairman ... Read more
Grandson's birthday party was a success!
Sunday, November 13, 2011      9 comments

We all had a great time at the hotel. The kids had a super time in the pool. The one sour note was the hot tub was down for repairs and the water in the kiddie pool was just too cool for the little ones. But we had good food and relaxing t... Read more
De-cluttering!
Friday, November 11, 2011      12 comments

When I had some time last night, I sorted through all my jeans. I had intended to do this before summer ended but it is done now. I had 8 pairs of jeans that are too big and will be donated to Goodwill. I also found some t-shirts and blous... Read more
Happy Veterans Day!
Friday, November 11, 2011      3 comments

Thank a veteran for their service. They made it possible for us to enjoy the freedom we have today!... Read more

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