Miscellaneous

Fair Planning 2018

School for the kids is out, we went from 40 to 80 seemingly overnight and all of the trees have leafed out, which can only mean one thing – summer has finally arrived in Illisconsin. And with the arrival of summer, we find ourselves close on the heels of country living’s biggest event, and fair… Continue reading Fair Planning 2018

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The Luxury of Hot Water

Yes, hot water is a luxury. It’s perfectly possible to get along without hot water on demand, without sacrificing sanitation or comfort. Granted, I’ve only had to do it for a few days, but it is possible. We have an aging water heater, and the lower heating element finally bit the dust. We’re reasonably confident… Continue reading The Luxury of Hot Water

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Digital Editing

My quest for connection and meaning continues. I waste so much –¬†so much –¬†online time on meaningless pursuits. When I get onto Facebook or exchange communication (chat, email, etc.) with someone I want it to be engaging, personalized and mutually beneficial. But so often, what little interaction I have is none of those things. I… Continue reading Digital Editing