Friends! I last left you with my brother and three neighborhood friends in the cemetery trying to learn how to smoke when the town grocer, Tuenis Tillema joined them for some "real men" smoking lessons. Our smoking adventure continues. Enjoy! By the end of the second cigarette Darren, Jason and Randy began to feel light-headed, … Continue reading Smoking Adventures: Part Two
We're taking the week off. Here's a fun Q & A post we did last summer 2019.
I'm participating in the Five Minute Friday challenge to write on a prompt for five minutes. Kate said "Before". It's Time to Move We recently learned that our townhome was to be put up for sale and since we weren't in the position to purchase, we find ourselves having to move to a new place. … Continue reading FMF: My Homes Before Now
Memories of Granny Hen remind us of her seemingly endless wisdom, of lessons taught and lessons learned. How to be the giver.
Fishing rods, baseball caps, and stuffed bears. This might sound to you like I am making a list at a thrift store or local Good Will, but I am not. These three items were the key ingredients for some hilarious, good, clean fun. It was a crisp fall evening and I could feel some mischief … Continue reading Fishing Rods, Hats, and Stuffed Bears
If you could go back in time and talk with anyone, with whom would you talk?
Ah, summer! We have all been patiently waiting for spring to show up, much less summer. But I thought it would be good to bring some summer thoughts into our head. One of the good things about living in my childhood town Friesland was its smallness( population 300, think Leota but a tad bigger). I … Continue reading Summertime Picnic Sack Lunch
As we approach the final days to Christmas, Mandy and I would like to share with you some of our favorite childhood memories of Christmas. We hope that you will enjoy and be blessed by our memories. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! My First Childhood Memory of Christmas: … Continue reading Sharing a Few Christmas Memories
the most wonderful time of the year Photo Credit Free-Photos Christmas memories are probably some of the most vivid memories I have. There is something about being a kid that just engages all the senses and ingrains them deep in your mind and soul. My favorite memories all have to do with the "community" of Christmas. … Continue reading Christmas Memories
The Oscar Mayer Wiener Mobile! Have you ever seen it driving its way around America? Well, I have not only seen the Oscar Mayer Wiener Mobile, BUT I HAVE RIDDEN IN THE OSCAR MAYER WIENER MOBILE. WHAT!? Yes, you read that right. I did ride in the Wiener Mobile and it was my good friend Kristen Christian's … Continue reading Oscar Mayer Wiener Mobile