Month: February 2019

Hold the Sprouts

Today marks the 8-month anniversary of our arrival in South Dakota. Feels like we’ve been below zero for seven of those months! Ha. Slight exaggeration. I remember well the heat and humidity that greeted us our first week here. But this extended cold snap… Continue Reading “Hold the Sprouts”

Dodging Snowflakes & Bullets

Holy crap. Has it really been almost two weeks since I updated my blog?! I blame the government. With the shutdown now ancient history, business is booming – just as predicted. I kinda wish Trump had stood his ground a little bit longer! (Ha,… Continue Reading “Dodging Snowflakes & Bullets”

Periwinkle is a Moose

Tara was looking at houses on Realtor.com last night (her favorite pastime) and showed me one that caught her fancy. The following conversation ensued. “I love the periwinkle walls!” she said. “WTF is periwinkle?” I asked. “It’s a shade of blue.” “Why not call it… Continue Reading “Periwinkle is a Moose”