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Things that relate more to me than to you.

I tried to wrap a kitten.

We’ve been seeing those videos of people wrapping cats for Christmas so we decided to try it ourselves with our kitten. Overall, I call it a success. He was pretty much wrapped, didn’t draw any blood, and, for the most part, allowed me to do whatever. This turned out much better than we expected.

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Take a Vacation Without Social Media

It’s been 6 days since I posted to, or read social media. I took a vacation and actually disconnected; well, sort of disconnected. I still used GPS and took photos on my phone, but no Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram updates. I thought it’d be hard but it turns out that it wasn’t so bad and […]

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Baby animals on the farm.

My parents farm has more than just fresh air and four-wheeling, it also has baby animals! Kittens is what drew us down there over the weekend. Three little balls of claws and energy. Three little kittens, and one little girl in heaven. She carried them around, put them in baskets, purses, and loved them as […]

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Welcome Zero

A week ago we adopted a dog. His name is Zero and he’s a lot of fun. Zero is a tiny little thing at only 10 pounds. He actually makes our cat look big. He’ll get a little bit bigger, but not too big. He’s also kinda of lazy too. I don’t think he’s your […]

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How do you organize Legos?

Over the years we’ve collected a lot of Legos. Some were from kits, some from friends, some my parents found at their house and brought them to us. We love our Legos, but how do you organize Legos? When I was a kid, I recall just tossing them into a box and you dig for […]

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Great day at the Mill City Museum.

I went with my daughter’s 3rd-grade class to the Mill City Museum today and it was great. This was my first time visiting and I was amazed at how much there was to do and how much there was to learn. I know it was a field trip for the kids, but I enjoyed it very […]

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Today we said goodbye to our cat Chunk.

Today we had to put down our 13-year-old cat Chunk. It seems like just yesterday we brought him home. We love him a lot but also knew that was time. He had diabetes and it had taken over. He wouldn’t eat, wouldn’t cuddle, wouldn’t do those things he’s always done. He could hardly even move. […]

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