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Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 by Amy Sandeen
Feeling headachy and tired, with my eyes screwed up and squinty against the bright white primer, I was sick of painting the garage. My wrist hurt, my eyes hurt, my neck hurt. Stretching my neck, I bent my head back and immediately smiled to see a Great Blue Heron flying against the brilliant blue. From that moment on, I was fine. I looked back down and realized I was nearly done, with just a few boards left to paint. And I stopped thinking about paint and started thinking about perspective.
Monday, October 25th, 2010 by Jill Kimle
To anyone who has ever traveled by themselves with young children to a distance further than Omaha, I say “God Bless YOU!” Earlier this month a good friend was celebrating a couple of milestones–a 40th birthday and the completion of a master’s degree. I received the dual party invitation with the first thought “There’s no way I’m going to be able to attend.”
Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 by Denise Howie
Since we moved into our home, we have been plagued by our sewer line. It backs up once a year – usually in the fall but it occasionally surprises is over the winter. It’s tree roots every time. Mature trees are nice for shade, but the roots are evil.
Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 by Jill Kimle
The last weekend of September I participated in my 1st garage sale as a seller. If you’re not familiar with the Junk Jaunt that runs through 300+ miles of central Nebraska, you’re missing out on quite the experience!
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 by Denise Howie
Every parent dreads the words “Mom, my feet hurt,” or “My toes are all squished up in my shoes.” To which we all say, “No they’re not, you just aren’t used to wearing socks since school started!” In our heads we pray we are right.
Friday, September 17th, 2010 by Amy Sandeen
A friend of mine had an extra chair that she needed to get rid of. I had an extra toaster oven. We swapped. We each got the item we wanted or needed most. Done deal, good story.
Monday, September 13th, 2010 by Russanne Erickson
I haven’t lived in my hometown for about 11 years. I miss my friends and family a lot, especially during those milestone moments like babies and weddings. I don’t mind living away from home for the most part and I think it’s because as an adult, your friends become your family, particularly so when you live away from your actual relatives.
Friday, September 10th, 2010 by Jill Kimle
I am writing this on Labor Day and reflecting how, once again, summer has quickly drawn to a close. It seems the more you have planned during a summer season, the faster it flies.