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Odds and Ends

The weather has turned hot again.  We had three nice days, lows in the lower 80’s with low humidity.  Unfortunately we are back to highs near or into the 90’s with high humidity.  All that is to say working outside … Continue reading

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Swan Lake, and Logging Miles

This past weekend we were, as usual, busy.  HB1 had a swim meet Saturday morning, at which he set personal records in the 50 and 200 Freestyle.  As soon as he got home we left to meet my mom to … Continue reading

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Chicken Butchering, Cage Finishing, and Lawn Mowing

This past weekend was a great mix of fun and work.  Saturday morning found the family cheering on Homestead Boy #1 at his swim meet.  He loves swimming, we can hardly keep him from practice, and he has become quite … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

I am one of those crazy people who doesn’t like to post anything about my current location on any social media.  Where I am, and by logical reasoning, where I am not is something I avoid making public.  It just … Continue reading

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Rodeo Weekend

A couple weekends ago our family went to the Sparta Rodeo in Sparta, MI.  The Sparta Rodeo has a long tradition and many people in western Michigan have memories that go back years and even generations for the rodeo.  In … Continue reading

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Busy Life

We have been on the go the last couple weekends.  A weekend ago we spent a long weekend with my wife’s family up north.  We are lucky enough to be able to do this yearly and spend time near what … Continue reading

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Seiko Solar Dive Watch Update

I posted about this watch back in March when I got it, so I just wanted to post a quick update about it.  They watch has functioned flawlessly, keeping near perfect time, I think in the 5 or so months … Continue reading

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Review of a Couple Tubes

So the other weekend when we were at my parents cottage we had a chance to use the tubes that we bought this spring.  Along with the tube from Costco, we bought a tube-in-a-box from Amazon.  I figured while there … Continue reading

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Swim Lessons

Our kids have been taking swim lessons for the past several months and last week was our last lesson as we are going to take the summer off.  At that lesson the woman in charge asked if we might be … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Get Much Better

We were able to spend the weekend at my parents and boat, fish, tube(at least my wife and I, the kids weren’t interested), swim, play, and relax.  It was a great weekend and a lot of fun.  I even got … Continue reading

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