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The Brown Girls at Lake Vermilion

The Brown Girls at Lake Vermilion

Many Minnesota public schools have ended the 2023-2024 schoolyear, Montevideo being one.  No time was wasted with the Brown girls getting their annual trip to Grandma and Grandpa’s cabin on Lake Vermilion!  It’s become tradition for me to do a day trip...
Holly’s Habit

Holly’s Habit

The summer has officially begun.  There is swimming, frisbee, walks, baths, picnics and yardwork.  While DeeAnn & I concentrate on yardwork, the dogs play and swim, then swim and play, and so forth.  The last thing to happen is bath time.  Helen is the easy one,...
Memorial Day & More

Memorial Day & More

May has been a hodge podge of activity, everyday being different than the day before for Holly, Helen & I.  This is what makes time go so fast.  A steady stream of activity and variety. We have options for the dogs now – the baseball field, Bethel cemetery,...
Ivy’s Cast

Ivy’s Cast

Holly, Helen and I were out and about doing out-of-the-house activities after supper when I took a call from neighbor Diane.  Her granddaughter, Ivy, was at the house and asked if she could come see me, she wanted me to sign the cast of her recently broken arm.   I...
Mother’s Day 2024

Mother’s Day 2024

Mother’s Day 2024 was a gorgeous spring day with temp’s in the mid 70’s!  Yardwork and barbecuing filled the day resulting in nearly a full day of outdoor time for Holly & Helen.  ‘Daylight in the swamp’ is the phrase that comes to...