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TAG : neighbors

Property Lines

During my 40 years of existence, I have found several things that have pitted neighbors against each other. One is politics. Since this is an election year, I will steer clear of that topic. I get enough of that from the evening news. What I will blog about is the dispute over property ...

Our Amish Neighbors

A few years ago, I was out doing yard work and a van pulled into the driveway. I always wonder who is stopping especially if I don’t recognize them. A man got out with a straw hat and a beard. He was a pleasant gentleman asking if we were looking to sell our farm. I laughed a little and told ...

Where the Coffee is Always On

Jim and I had the offer we made on a house accepted this week. It’s an exciting time for us, as I’m sure you can imagine. We’ve been renting for nearly seven years and look forward to owning our own home.The kitchen and the neighborhood are what sold us on the house. The kitchen is big, ...

The Great Horse Escape Part 2: The Sequel!

It was a dark and stormy night.Well, OK, it wasn’t.It was a chilly, cloudy, windy day, with drizzle and rain forecasted.I got my gumption up to go out and do chores wearing my typical hoodie, jeans, and lined denim jacket with work gloves.I figured I wouldn’t be out that long.Stumbling out ...

The Great Horse Escape Part 1

I think that my daughter is just about the sweetest thing in Creation. When I was whooping and hollering and doing the happy dance around the house after finding out that I get to write a newspaper column for a local paper, she said “Mommy, what’s wrong?”“I’m going to get published ...

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