Green and Yellow with a Blanket of White

We had 10 inches (25 cm) of early season snow last week. The best thing about this is that it is the wake-up call for what is going to come when winter arrives for good. Winter Morning Poem – By Ogden Nash Winter is the king of showmen, Turning tree stumps into snow men And […]
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I Found my Pizza Crust

Before the ‘Pizza Crust’ In the big scheme of things, it was a little blip. I logged onto my WordPress blog a few days ago, and instead of being greeted with my WP Admin page, I was looking at the contents of the WordPress Feed Reader. Instead of seeing my personal Dashboard, I was seeing […]
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The Piano Guys and DoodleChaos Line Riders

A new Line Rider video by DoodleChaos  with music from The Piano Guys – Something Just Like This / Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 How hard is it to create a Line Rider sequence? Well, I tried it (and crashed a lot.) Just visit this post to see my results and then follow the link to […]
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House and Home Quotations

A great composer once called music an “interior adventure.” This, for me, defines what the word home means: an interior adventure; the place where we first cultivate our secret gardens – under the staircase, amid the trees in the backyard, in the treasures of our own room. – Author Unknown – A house without a […]
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Canadian Snowbird Stories

I’ve edited the following popular Snowbird joke that circulates in emails. I made it an Alberta/Arizona joke instead of Minneapolis/Florida (though it is rather far fetched to think someone would choose to honeymoon in Arizona…) An Alberta couple decided to go to Arizona to thaw out during a particularly icy winter. They planned to stay […]
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This, That and the Other #5

A Sunflower in the hay field across the road. For some reason, there were only about a dozen of these cheerful flowers in the quarter section.  The blooms lasted for about 2 days before the swather cut them down. Timing is everything… Speaking of music, I downloaded Copy Trans Manager and used it to upload […]
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