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Friday, July 30, 2021
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

I was interested in reading about Ted Turner’s plan to turn over 80,000 acres of Nebraska grass land he owns into an “ecoagriculture” non-profit group that will “develop strategies to conserve ecosystems while raising bison.”

Friday, July 23, 2021

I’m not quite sure why I don’t really remember the event. I was almost 8 years old, so I can’t claim age as the reason. After all, some people claim to have memories from when they were as young as 2 or 3. I won’t get into whether I believe this. It doesn’t really matter because I do believe…

Thursday, July 22, 2021

If you have younger children with dreams of appearing on stage, the Norfolk Arts Center is offering them the spotlight.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

After the introduction in my Everyman’s Library edition of Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather, there is a fascinating chronology of Cather’s life juxtaposed against historical events and the literary context that was also transpiring during those years. For example, in 1903 when …

Our college bound daughter is working on a home-based project this summer — a painting on the side of one of our barns. It’s a pretty big painting, about 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide, with a lot of detail but she has a schedule of what part of the painting she should be working on each week…

Friday, July 16, 2021
Friday, July 09, 2021

One of my many faults — and, yes, there are many —is that I am habitually late. I’m not particularly proud of this in general, but a recent incident ought to be reason enough for some people (namely, my husband) to cut me a little slack.

Friday, July 02, 2021

Hard. Challenging. Verging on impossible. This might be the way that someone would describe a Rubik’s Cube or one of those two-sided jigsaw puzzles with thousands of pieces and the same picture on both sides.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

After heading down to our storm shelter during a recent tornado warning announcement, I realized we needed to up our storm shelter game. We each had grabbed our cellphones before we headed downstairs but no one had brought a charger. No one had grabbed a laptop to stream a movie, either. Yik…

Friday, June 25, 2021
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

I took photos of our above ground pool in May thinking it would be easier to sell it than to clean it. We leave the water within the flimsy walls of the pool over the winter, so it’s a job to get it swim worthy in the summer.

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I took photos of our above ground pool in May thinking it would be easier to sell it than to…

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Friday, June 18, 2021