Category Archives: This and That

A catch all for posts that need a home better than "uncategorized"

2017 is Coming to a Chilly End

Frigid. That’s an apt way to describe the last week of the year. We reached a high of about -2F / -19C on Christmas Day, and today, December 28th, we finally climbed above zero to a balmy 12 degrees. The … Continue reading

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France and More

10 years ago JR and I went on an agriculture and dairy study adventure to Switzerland during May term. I extended my stay for a few days with 4 girlfriends to visit Munich and Rome while JR and his buddy spent … Continue reading

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Long July Days

   Summer daylight is long. The amount of light we have this time of year is both wonderful and exhausting. It makes me feel like I should be doing more to capitalize on the daylight, and some days I am. … Continue reading

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The Mood of January

It’s no secret January can be a hard month. The flurry of holiday celebrations are winding down, the days are dark, and in the north the days are cold. Still, cold is relative. As I write this we are in … Continue reading

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Election Thoughts

I shared this as my Facebook status early this morning as I was thinking about the election and trying to soothe a crying, teething little boy.  Here are my election thoughts: Happy Tuesday-after-the-first-Monday of November. Yes, it’s #electionday. ‘Long’ may … Continue reading

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