My (IN)famous cooking skills

I remember many years back I had a friend who told me that she boiled the potatoes and eggs together when she made potato salad. OK, now you know that this is going to be a disaster, right? It involves two things that I am rather bad with. 1 - Cooking and 2 - memories. … Continue reading My (IN)famous cooking skills

And so the Grandma Cat told me…

Ok, I know I am way out of my depth out here with the cows, horses and let us not forget - the barn cats! When I got here about a year and a half ago they were concerned about the number of cats in the barn. It kept going down. Well, you know I … Continue reading And so the Grandma Cat told me…

NOT just a suggestion…

I had a really good time at my Uncle Donnie's 90th birthday gathering. Once I got there. I learned something new about South Dakota. I was driving along minding my own business. When out of NOWHERE What to my wondering eyes should appear but flashing red and blue lights! Just 5 miles from my destination. … Continue reading NOT just a suggestion…

My Mississippi Trip – or how NOT to get water from a well

I know that everybody has their own way of remembering things. I try to remember the funny. I know that if I can't laugh at my self, life isn't much fun! On one occasion the humor came from Mississippi in the late 60's or early 70's. We had driven down in a Chevy and pulled … Continue reading My Mississippi Trip – or how NOT to get water from a well

Antiques and Junque

  Antiques and Junque My winter project. Trying to get ready for spring chickens. Who thinks I can actually do this, hold up your hands. You may not know but my hand is not UP!! If I get this done I want vacation in the Bahamas!! Right! Have chicken coop, need chickens! Have junque need … Continue reading Antiques and Junque

Mom’s Recipe Box

Long before the internet and recipes galore, there was the recipe box. Mom had recipes from WAY back. Along with a few items that I found very interesting. I was looking for a Christmas candy recipe that Mom use to make called "Mom's Divinity". It was from HER mother. I remember Mom always saying "You … Continue reading Mom’s Recipe Box

The Home Agency at Kirk’s Lions Club

  We had an enjoyable evening on Monday Jan 29. We had been invited to a dinner sponsored by The Home Agency. The prime rib was delicious, I think that mine was a WHOLE COW! Not sure that the piece my brother ate had stopped mooing! Being the wonderful host/hostesses they even got me a … Continue reading The Home Agency at Kirk’s Lions Club

Should have…

Should have had an Inkling  7:00 AM It is Monday morning in the household here in Kirk. Silence is emanating from the top of the stairs to the bottom of the basement. Not a sound to be heard... 7:30 AM Still as silent as can be. Why would this be note worthy I hear you … Continue reading Should have…

Proclivity… defined!

Proclivity Yep I couldn't think of anything to write so I went out to my favorite daily prompt site. Please don't get them pulled from the internet. You know I would just keep writing anyway! The word that stood out was "Proclivity". Now by definition this means "an inclination or predisposition". If you know me … Continue reading Proclivity… defined!

Round and round the Mulberry bush…

  Ever had one of those days...? With so much to be done - dishes, groceries, cleaning, etc. When you find that box full of papers and photos, you say "I just want to sort them out. Maybe I can toss some of them. (right!!?). You sit and start with the pictures. The oooh's,  awww's … Continue reading Round and round the Mulberry bush…