Category Archives: Family

Monday December 26, 2016

We had a very nice Christmas day opening lots of great gifts. Al fixed pigs in a blanket for lunch to go with other snack foods. Frances made homemade mac & cheese for dinner to go with the ham and … Continue reading

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Sunday December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas from Sparta. Last night we watched a couple of Christmas movies. Today we will open gifts, eat, open gifts, eat; etc. Today’s weather will be cloudy and cool with off and on rain showers.

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Saturday December 24, 2016

Frances and Al arrived around 10am. After getting everything unloaded we fixed a snacked lunch. Then Al started on projects. He replaced the low watt light bulbs in the dinning room and bedroom ceiling fans, hung a new light fixture … Continue reading

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Monday December 19, 2016

Frances, Al, and Marcy came up for the day. We went into Sparta to shop and have lunch at the Mustard Seed Cafe. We all found something that had to come home with us. Back here we had a light … Continue reading

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Monday December 5, 2016

Frances and Al left this afternoon to head back to Winston. Yesterday Al put up the new light in the foyer and a second shop light in the lab. We went into Sparta for dinner at the Pines. This morning … Continue reading

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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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