Category Archives: This and That

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

Fall Thoughts and Announcements

Mid-November is by definition fall, but the weather a few weeks ago looked exactly like winter. We had our first measurable snows of the season, and Speedy was delighted by the white-coated roofs and stomping around in boots and snow … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye To His First Home 

We sold our house this summer, and it almost killed us.  I’m half kidding but only half.  I think I’ve mentioned before we moved into the house on the dairy farm over the winter. We never had a big, official … Continue reading

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Families, Kids, and Immigration

I shared this on Instagram yesterday, and I thought it fit nicely here, too.     As I’ve picked up and held this handsome babe over the last week my heart has been so heavy with the knowledge that hopeful immigrants … Continue reading

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Being Intentional About Singing in the Kitchen

Speedy and I like to run around the kitchen exuberantly dancing and singing. Everything from nursery rhymes and Christmas songs to the latest pop hits. We laugh about our ridiculous moves until the dogs perk up their ears and stare as they try to … Continue reading

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Cold April Means Time to Think Summer and Ice Cream: Vote for your Fav!

By any measure it has been a rough spring in Minnesota and throughout the U.S. We had a blizzard last weekend – SERIOUSLY – with howling winds and a foot of snow. South of us it was even worse with … Continue reading

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