Our Appleton Neighborhood

WANTED: A LAWN BOY WHO CAN DO EVERYTHING

June 27, 2014

Since I was a little girl, my farming family has lived under the authority of weather. It was either a no frost Spring and a bumper crop that made it through the season unharmed or a bumper crop that was hit by a severe storm loaded with wind and hail just prior to harvest. Another scenario was the occasional heartbreaking, almost criminal, late frost that robbed farmers of a plentiful …Read the Rest

The Mysterious Basket

The Mysterious Basket
March 31, 2014

We all have heard the many versions of stories about a basket being left on the doorstep, here is my version. Jon and I returned home from Green Bay after spending an evening eating at a favorite restaurant. As we …Read the Rest

A Magical Time of the Year

A Magical Time of the Year
December 8, 2013

Nothing is better than taking Fast Eddy out for an winter walk after supper. He loves the snow. Throughout the day, the snow slowly sifted down, giving the landscape a fresh clean powdered sugar appearance. Today’s bit of white fluff was but a …Read the Rest

Locally, A Year Of Loss

Locally, A Year Of Loss
November 24, 2013

Our young couple with their one year old son, to our south moved to the North Woods of WI in September. It was fun to get to know them and eventually their little boy. But sad to see them move away. …Read the Rest

The Vernal Equinox Arrives in Appleton

The Vernal Equinox Arrives in Appleton
March 21, 2010

Image via Wikipedia I begin this post with a  pretty interesting fact that I posted on Facebook from Barlow Planetarium:  “SPRING ARRIVED AT 12:32 P.M. (March 20th), SUN ROSE ON THE NORTH POLE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE LAST SEPTEMBER. SUN SET ON …Read the Rest

Our Appleton,WI Neighborhood

Our Appleton,WI Neighborhood
February 4, 2010

   Having neighbors all around is a new and surprisingly nice change.  Our greater Appleton neighborhood is very quiet and stable with very few houses on the market.  Most of the houses are of the  late 50’s and early 60’s vintage.  A half-dozen of my twenty-two …Read the Rest

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