Parents vs Grandparents!!

Between when my parents stopped being parents (OK, they never stopped but you get the drift!) and when the first grandchild appeared. My parents were switched out for some alien parents. They who would never let me get away with anything... well sort of.  But when they had grand kids and everything was OK. When … Continue reading Parents vs Grandparents!!

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Grassroots Halloween in Joe’s Colorado

I had a plan to go to a party. Decided really too much work. But I still had the costume a beautiful bridal gown...I was going to go as "Corpse Bride" So I go to another party not as far and my son wanted me to go. Yes he regretted it later... but lets go … Continue reading Grassroots Halloween in Joe’s Colorado

Family

You may not know that one of the few things I enjoy more than writing is my family. And seeing my family happy - double the fun. Up with the chickens to get ready of the fun of the day! That's my SON!! Setting up so that all the cub scouts can have a wonderful … Continue reading Family

Barbed wire, tearing jeans and ripping skin since 1867

Wow It really is hard to find barbed wired that is still in use. Maybe because of things like this story!!You know I really should stay off of the internet – or at least Facebook. I saw a photo that exclaimed “Barbed wire, tearing jeans and ripping skin since 1867.” AND guess what?? Yep, I … Continue reading Barbed wire, tearing jeans and ripping skin since 1867

Guess who is making Kefir???

OK, how many people know what Kefir is? If you answered one of the Sutherland family.... WRONG! It is a drink, not as thick as yogurt. but thicker than milk with all sorts of good "Probiotics" yeah, I didn't know what they were either! But it takes a starter, like sour dough or that "Friendship" … Continue reading Guess who is making Kefir???

Kirk, Colorado is the place to be!!

The Filling Station in Kirk isn't open all year and only Tuesdays thru Fridays 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. it is well worth the wait. I had a bacon cheese burger... heavenly. Thick bacon and cheese that was just gooey enough with out being drippy. John had a "Alamo" it looked great and the portions … Continue reading Kirk, Colorado is the place to be!!

Got Mammogram?

I have a friend on face book who was talking about her "Starting Over" she had lost a limb due to illness. It reminded me of a conversation that I had with a co-worker, many many, many lifetimes ago. This co-worker had throat cancer. She had her larynx removed along with some very painful muscles … Continue reading Got Mammogram?