Category Archives: Kids

The Sound of Birds Stopping By…..

Construction of birdhouses and bird feeders can be as simple or as complex as you wish to make it. Bird feeders can look like tiny bungalows, wooden A-frames or miniature chalets. Bird houses need no ornamentation to serve the birds … Continue reading

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Road Signs

Have you noticed all the different signs around town? True, more than one sign is strictly advertisements — periodically they are interesting. One can’t help but notice the flashing neon sign on Madison near the Greenwood Shopping Mall. More than … Continue reading

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Yard Sale . . . . Buy Our Stuff . . .

  In spite of the recent rain and temperatures, yard sales flourish. “One man’s trash is another one’s treasure,” is a prime definition of the yard sales held each spring. On any given weekend from about May to August, signs … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

  Mothers are very special people.  My mother, is a lovely and talented lady.  Among her many talents is her ability to sew.  It’s a talent neither my sisters nor I inherited  —  whether by choice or not, I don’t … Continue reading

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Touchdown . . . . ??

My nephew is getting ready for his first big game.  He is a football player now.  When he first brought home his uniform, he wore it for most of the day.  My little nephew  Doug,  came over and showed us … Continue reading

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Holidays and the In-Laws

Now that Christmas is drawing near, eventually the time will come when the in-laws will come for a visit.  I have a few suggestions on how to make the visit memorable.  It might make a difference if they return next … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Chili is the best !

At the dinner table my nephew said it, “I like Grandma’s chili a lot better than moms’” His honesty opened up Pandora’s Box – Whose chili is best? Chili is something we tend to make only in winter.  It is … Continue reading

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