Monthly Archives: December 2013


Greetings from a frigid evening in West Des Moines, IA Christmas was fun at John’s Dad’s place in Hilbert, WI. We exchanged gifts on Wednesday evening. It was fun watching nieces, nephews and family opening gifts and see how they … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from a wintery Hilbert, WI. We both managed to get out of work by 3:00pm on Christmas Eve – so we quickly packed up and hit the road for John, Sr and Betsy’s place along Lake Winnebago. The … Continue reading

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Greetings from a frigid evening in West Des Moines, Iowa. At 6:00pm pm the digital thermometer by my desk says it is 18 outside.  With a little breeze it chills to the bone even with a hoodie and winter coat … Continue reading

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Greetings from a wintery evening in the Hawkeye state… We received 3 inches of fluffy snow today.  Still coming down but is expected to stop later tonight.  Had the fun of driving the Jeep in it this afternoon on the … Continue reading

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Greetings from a nice evening in Iowa.. Tonight after supper went to the Animal Rescue League and officially adopted Ethan the cat.  I have now become a “foster failure” like most of the kitty foster families do.  Now need to … Continue reading