Month: November 2019

Last day of November 2019

Wow! Nothing like ending a month with a blanket of fresh white snow. Even more than we anticipated. We were away for Thanksgiving and rushed back home with new tarps to cover the firewood with. OOPS!! A bit too late. We had been so… Continue Reading “Last day of November 2019”

Changing our elected Town Clerk and Treasurer to appointed positions

At a recent Town of Spider Lake town meeting our Town Chairman made a motion to have the positions of Town Clerk and Town Treasurer changed to appointed positions and this change placed as a referendum on the ballot of the election coming up… Continue Reading “Changing our elected Town Clerk and Treasurer to appointed positions”

Glad to be home

My husband, Bill and I took a 12 day trip to Vietnam. It was a trip Bill has wanted to make for quite a while. He had a cousin, who he was very close to, that served and died in Vietnam during the conflict.… Continue Reading “Glad to be home”


I still remember the moment we pulled into what would soon become our home away from home. We arrived in Hayward, after leaving Rochester, Minnesota at 5:00 A.M. in a VW van with 4 adults and 3 small children, a little blurry-eyed but ready… Continue Reading “1985”