Tag Archives: outdoors

Warm Weather, Sunshine, And Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

We’ve finally had a few days of sunshine and 80 degree weather! This means that we can be outside and enjoy the great outdoors. It also means that my son, who used to be a landscaper and still loves working in the garden, is once again tearing my yard apart. I keep telling him that …

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Spring, In Name Only

Spring! It’s the first day of spring! Hooray!! Um, I think someone forgot to inform Mother Nature. There are so many unhappy people around here. There’s even a Wanted poster for poor Punxsutawney Phil’s alleged fraud! So sad… I’m trying to keep positive. The sun is shining so beautifully! Granted it is only 2 degrees, so …

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Otter Creek Park

It’s that time of the year again when all the upcoming Grads are having their Senior pictures taken. And this year, my youngest daughter falls into this category. Graduation pictures can get to be very expensive, so we decided to hire a friend of ours who is just getting her photography business started. Darian Cox from Monticello, …

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Autumn On Eagle Lake

The mind is a crazy thing. It’s funny how sights and smells trigger certain memories in your head and how totally vivid those memories are. At this time of year as the weather is getting cooler and crisper my mind conjures up the memories of Succoth in Israel. The sounds of the hammers hitting wood …

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