Tag Archives: holidays

Happy Birthday, Jack!

It was a dilemma I had when my son Jack died and for a few years afterwards:  How to answer the question of how many children I have.  I tried to avoid the question whenever possible especially in those early … Continue reading

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Bump Gate 101

A bump gate is a drive-through gate used in rural areas to provide a barrier to livestock that does not require the driver to exit the vehicle, open the gate, drive through, and then close the gate. By contacting the … Continue reading

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Christmas cards

I particularly like Christmas cards.  I like anything that arrives specifically for me whether it is snail mail, email, or FB message.  (Bills are exempt from that, of course)  I send out my Christmas cards early to make sure that … Continue reading

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