Category Archives: Family life

Friends stopping by

Friends stopping by to see our progress. Thank you Sarah, Sammie, Steve & Charissa, we love sharing our place. Advertisements

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What have you dreamed about lately?

I had to give a speech for my Toastmaster’s Club and the title of the speech was “Dreaming of the Country Life”.  Because for me, it is my dream and hope, to one day live in the country. For years I talked about it.  … Continue reading

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It’s camping but indoor style

We stayed our first night inside the house, instead of the trailer. Wow! What a feeling of independence. Bob said absolutely nothing while he gazed out the window, truly relaxed.

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You’re gonna want one of these fajita makers

We call this the mexican wok and it makes the best fajitas. Thanks, to our friend John, for showing us this new toy.  This is a repurposed plow disc, pretty cool, huh?

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Friends, Family, Fun

We had a lot of fun this weekend and put in some long hours and hard work.  I have to send a shout out to John & Nancy Youens, Shawn & Kay Hesketh and Traci & Paul Watts (My sis … Continue reading

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We have surprise visitors

We had a wonderful surprise today. John and Nancy Youen and Shawn and Kay Hesketh came out to help work AND they brought fajitas, brownies, music and some of the best microbrewery beers. It’s a party! We are celebrating Shawn’s … Continue reading

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From the garden

These are gotcha peppers and pablano peppers from my friends garden. YUMMY, fresh veggies . Thank you Jena Rice!

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