If I sound stupid just make me count to ten!

I have been known to sleep walk. In the past. Lately however I have seen several videos of people sleepwalking or waking from surgery. My sleep walking was brought out again with the medication Ambien. I love the little commercial blurbs "May cause eating or drinking with no memories of the event" I had a … Continue reading If I sound stupid just make me count to ten!

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

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!

Gremlins… They are REAL!!!

Gremlins Gremlins Not the movie kind... don't feed after midnight, don't let them get wet. NO I am talking about almost every CAR I have ever owned! I may not be the most mechanical person in the world but REALLY!!! How can so many things go so wrong when I am driving! I owned a … Continue reading Gremlins… They are REAL!!!

Thoughts on Family and Thanksgiving

You know that for many years I thought of holidays as just something to get through. I always wished that I didn't have to cook for people. Usually because I had partied the night before and had a hangover! I remember telling my Mom "Why do you have to do this every year!?!?" she would … Continue reading Thoughts on Family and Thanksgiving

South Dakota

I was born in South Dakota. Dad tried hard to make a living as a farmer. I laugh when I hear people say "It must ge great to be a farmer! Work when you want play when you want." You can tell those people have NEVER even seen a straight row of corn. "You can … Continue reading South Dakota

Why, yes I can drive a stick!

I just saw a cute post on Facebook. It had a Halloween themed picture of a witch riding a broom. Captioned "Why, yes I can drive a stick!" made me chuckle and of course reminded me of a story. Several years ago my brother Harvey and I decided that we would go to my Aunt … Continue reading Why, yes I can drive a stick!

Spoke vs Ankle?

  Yet another story from my klutzy childhood. It is amazing to me now that I made it out of childhood alive!! Guess what this one doesn't even have my BROTHERS to blame it on! We lived on a street with a big hill. One summer day the girls down the street were riding their … Continue reading Spoke vs Ankle?

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

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!!