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Christmas 2019…then 2020!

To start this blog I had to share a beautiful photo taken by our rancher friend east of town, Rhonda Weiss.  This is a prairie long-tailed weasel in his beautiful white winter coat! We did some birdfeeder shuffling but a … Continue reading

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After the Party’s Over

Things calmed down after the party & the gallstone!  We came home to do more birding & stuff around the house.  My clematis is the nicest it’s been so far (red flowers are bee balm). The park was in its … Continue reading

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Mom’s 100th Birthday!!!

On June 22nd we celebrated Mom’s 100th birthday – what an amazing landmark – what an amazing woman:  Her actual birthday was the day before (June 21st, the spring equinox & the longest day of the year) & her immediate … Continue reading

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Christmas & 2019

It was a good & bad Christmas.  Firstly, Bill was diagnosed with the onset of congestive heart failure & pneumonia (after a too-long period of denial!).  But he was given some effective diruetics to resolve the congestion & antibiotics to … Continue reading

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Mom’s 99th, the GNOBB & more!

Mom celebrated her 99th birthday here in Maple Creek with us!  Penny & Wilf joined us for dinner. I made fresh spinach pasta (Mom wanted to see me make pasta!) & lemon veal for the main.  Mom loves lemon – … Continue reading

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Xmas, New Yr & onward

As you can see, it’s been a very long time since I’ve published my blog.  I was really thinking I’d quite it, since it was originally mostly for my Mom when we were away in the US each winter.  Bill … Continue reading

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Okay…FINALLY!

On June 8th our esteemed nephew Ben Bleakley (David & Inga’s son) walked across the stage to receive his Bachelor’s degree at U of C. What a handsome & wonderful man he is! He & his girlfriend, Omanthi, left the … Continue reading

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Birding, a wedding in MT, visitors & our house/yard…

(I decided I’d better post this as it’s gone on far too long to wait for the final, final house photos!) Our Supreme Primo had his 76th Birthday on Mar. 24th:  I am no longer going to print photos of … Continue reading

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Our new home!!!

Yes – we’re here!  I’m so sorry it has taken so long to post a new blog entry but I wanted to have photos of the mostly finished house. We made a couple of trips out to SK toward the … Continue reading

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A White Christmas

A beautiful white Christmas! The 2 days before it snowed a lot.  That little messed up place on our railing was caused by a Northern Flicker who stopped for a short reconnaissance mission (unsuccessful – poor thing).  As you can … Continue reading

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