Category Archives: Family

Sunday December 4 2016

Today marks the one year anniversary of our move to Sparta. While Frances and Al were here we had a belated birthday celebration. Among my gifts were several new additions to my Christmas village. Today we have rain and fog. … Continue reading

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Saturday November 26, 2016

I have returned to Sparta after a fun filled two and half days in Winston with Frances and Al. I arrived in Winston Thanksgiving morning around 10:30. Al had started on painting the walls in his shed. Last week Austin … Continue reading

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Sunday October 30, 2016

Frances and Al drove up to West Jefferson yesterday to spend some time in the downtown shopping area before driving over to our house arriving around 3:30. Al put the part on the tiller but it is still not running … Continue reading

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Monday September 5, 2016

Al and Frances left just after lunch. We grilled ribs and chicken to go along with the baked potatoes. Frances fried some zucchini, yellow squash, and egg plant. It was fun having them up here for the entire weekend. The … Continue reading

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Friday July 1, 2016

Last night down in Winston at Frances and Al’s we had two horrible thunderstorms roll through starting about 12:30 until almost 2am. Lots of thunder and lightening, hail, and heavy rain. Thankfully, not much wind. All was fine this morning. … Continue reading

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Saturday June 25, 2016

I spent a relaxing morning while waiting on Frances, Al, and Marcy to arrive. After the grand tour of the house for Marcy, she Frances, Al, and I drove into Sparta to have lunch at Brown’s then visited the shops … Continue reading

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Sunday May 29, 2016

I am reading Chat by Archer Mayor, another book in his Joe Gunther mystery series. House cleaning this morning. Frances and Al showed up around 10:45. Al brought up his tiller. We staked out a spot just to the left … Continue reading

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Sunday April 17, 2016

Frances and Al met us at the house yesterday to bring up the last load of stuff from the basement that would not fit in the Trooper. Their load was mostly lawn tools and a few other odds and end. … Continue reading

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Friday February 26, 2016

I had a nice trip down to Winston yesterday. I met my work friends Lori and Tina uptown for lunch then ran errands until time to meet Al at their house. He was out taking care of one of his … Continue reading

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Saturday February 13, 2016

I forgot to wish Colin a happy 5th birthday yesterday. Quick trip down to Winston this morning. We left at 8 arriving around 9:20, We worked on Bob’s office until Frances and Al arrived. I met them downstairs to help … Continue reading

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