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Learning to Play Piano or Old Dogs New Tricks

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Learning to Play Piano or Old Dogs New Tricks I’m learning to play the piano.  Yes, it seems you can teach old dogs new tricks.  For many years (all my life and that means many years) I  have enjoyed music. I’ve never played an instrument although almost all of our kids are musical.  So I […]

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SOLD Signs Going Up!! We’re Now Officially Homeless

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SOLD Signs Going Up!! We’re Now Officially Homeless The RV sold and we’re now officially homeless!! Not just the RV but also the truck!!! A very nice lady came a few days ago to see the RV. She loved it and it was exactly what she was looking for. Recently retired, her stick built house just […]

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Embracing Life’s Changes! Nothing Ever Stays The Same.

Our RV parked in Cheney

Embracing life’s changes! Nothing ever stays the same. Life’s about changes nothing ever stays the same. Isn’t that how the lyrics of the Patty Loveless song go? It might sound cliche but only because it’s true. Good, bad, planned, unplanned, change is a fact of everyones lives. Changes are on the horizon for The Husband […]

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More Great and Crazy Sights We See In Our RV Travels

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More Great and Crazy Sights We See In Our RV Travels NoniKay and I get hours of windshield time and have more and more crazy sights we see in our RV travels.  This year has been Arizona to Montana to Washington and lots of points in between.  Here are my observations of other drivers.  After 30 […]

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Missing High Top Shoes And Dresses With Bustles

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Missing High Top Shoes And Dresses With Bustles As I exited the truck my first thought was, “the only thing missing is the high top shoes and dresses with bustles.” We were in Roslyn, Washington. Tiny Roslyn sits in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range and is home to under 1,000 people. For such […]

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Looking Back On Memories Of Southwest Washington

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Looking Back On Memories Of Southwest Washington I spent some time yesterday looking back on memories of Southwest Washington, my childhood home. Childhood perceptions are remarkably different than the reality we see through our adult eyes. Raised on a dairy farm in southwest Washington for the first 13 years of my life, I attended a […]

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The Lives And Stories Of Old Barns

Forgotten and dilapidated barn sits alone in the field.

The Lives And Stories Of Old Barns The lives and stories of old barns intrigue me and as we travel old barns  catch my eye. Possibly this is because I grew up on a dairy farm and spent a good many hours in the barn as a kid. Although there was no shortage of work […]

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A Sunday afternoon with The Farm Chicks

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A Sunday afternoon with The Farm Chicks! The Husband and I spent a Sunday afternoon at The Farm Chicks Vintage and Handmade Fair at the Spokane Fairgrounds. I was finally in Washington State with a clear calendar on the first weekend in June. The Farm Chicks is an event that comes around only once each […]

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Ultimate Destination? Glacier National Park! Memorial Day Weekend

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Our Ultimate Destination? Glacier National Park Memorial Day Weekend! We made it! Glacier National Park, our ultimate destination for the Memorial Day Weekend. Breathtaking doesn’t even begin to describe the majestic views to be seen from every angle. This was the first visit to this particular park for both The Husband and I. We were […]

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