Suddenly Summer – June 6, 2019

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Sunrise! Humid this morning, you can see a layer of mist close to the ground.

Day before yesterday the sky looked like this:

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Today skies have cleared and it is warming up.

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Seems such a short time ago we were awaiting a warm up, Spring being cooler than normal.  Now, it seems, all of the sudden:

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Personally, I am not a huge fan of temps over 75 degrees.  Perhaps that is part of why I live in Minnesota. 🙂

Mandy has something she wants to share.

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Mandy:  Look everyone, I got my pink bone stuffy back.

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Mandy: It was just like ‘BAM’ I grabbed it and ran!

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Mandy: I’ll teach this stuffy not to let a cat carry it around!

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Mandy:  And take that….

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Mandy: Whoa…maybe it tossed it a little too hard that time. Uh-oh.

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Mandy: The cats can get it if they want it.

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Fidget: What do you think, Lemme?

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Fidget: sigh…me too.

Happy Thursday!

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to June – June 3, 2019

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Sunrise!  It’s going to be in the 80’s today.

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Mandy: So…it’s like this.

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Mandy: I got this pink bone stuffy for being such a good girl at my vet appointment. I really like it.

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Mandy: Then this started happening…

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Fidget: Yes, I like to talk with my mouth full, so this bone stuffy comes in real handy. However, pink isn’t really my color so I always drop it right before Mom snaps a photo.

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Lemme: Fidget, I think you have a problem and need help. So get off Mom’s lap and play with the cat toys!

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Fidget: But Lemme, I like that bone stuffy! Mandy can play with something else.

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Mandy: When Fidget wants something, there is no getting it back, besides…cat slobber is yucky.

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Mandy: Back to my old green stuffy bone, besides it is well broken in.

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Happy Monday!

Morning – May 30, 2019

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Sunrise was a bright orange sun in a gray sky.  Unfortunately the camera would not pick up the red of the sun this morning.

Spent a few days in Chicago with youngest daughter and family, over the Memorial Day weekend.

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Welcomed home by my cats who were so excited to see us.

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Fidget: Hey, they are back. yawn

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Fidget and Lemme: Yes we ransacked the house, hair-balled the areas we thought would be the most difficult to clean and left no rug un-rumpled.  PARTY!!!

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Lemme: Go away, you’re bothin’ me.

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Mandy: Good to be home again.

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Happy Thursday!

Weekend Update – May 14, 2019

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Sunrise. Very nice out right now.

This last weekend was Mother’s Day weekend and Fishing Opener.  I hope everyone got to do things they wanted to do and had a nice Mother’s Day.

We met my oldest daughter and her family in Stillwater and went to eat at Fellers.  They were pretty good with the Gluten Free items. Service was on the slow side, but the server was nice and the food was pretty good. Being together was the main thing.

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I had a gluten free Eggs Benedict, which I used to love to have, but being diagnosed with Celiac Disease, is pretty rare that I find a place willing to serve it gluten free. Which most times means just having a gluten free bread instead of regular bread.

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Daughter and husband.

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There were little designs painted on the walls.

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Got the Grandson to look up from his phone long enough for this photo.

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I’d say our family is pretty glued to their phones.  I’m always taking photos, so mine was out as well.  Anyway, after eating we walked a around Stillwater a little bit. They had other things to do so we didn’t have a lot of time to hang before they had to get back. There for maybe an hour or two.  It was cloudy but never did rain.

My daughter in Chicago gave me a call.  My grandson Jordan – her oldest. Did a lot of talking, which we really enjoy.  However, he is all about his grandpa and just wanted to talk to Gpa Bruce.  I guess he calls me Gma Bruce. Oh well I try but Gpa is a very popular guy. It is what it is I guess.

Soo…

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Mandy has her own bottle of wine. It has been around for a long time, but she just re-discovered it.

Squeak, squeak, squeak…

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The more it squeaked, the wilder she got.

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She has a pretty good time when she decides to play with toys she hasn’t played with for a while.

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Mandy: I’m tired now but I have a lot more toys to pull out of the basket!

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Photo of an annoyed cat.

Happy Tuesday!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another Friday – May 10, 2019

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We have Sun!

I just want to say that I have been in physical therapy for a knee injury and though my knee is fine and not causing pain …. I have so much pain when I move where my leg attaches to my pelvis..on the inside, I may never go back to the guy.  I didn’t start out with any pain there, and now that hurts more than my knee EVER did. It is really hard to sit and rise to stand, very painful. It is the transition from one position to another that’s the killer.  I am hoping it is just muscle pain, but I am not all that sure that’s what it is. Just wanted to vocalize.  Done now.

Okay, so not much going on here today.  Hopefully it will be a nice weekend. It is Fishing Opener here in MN and also Mother’s Day weekend as well.  According to my oldest daughter we are going to Stillwater and walk around, have a nice meal at a eating place she has chosen there. Of course the best part is just being with them, so whatever they want to do is good for me.

But I just want to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful Moms.

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Lemme: Yes, Happy Mother’s Day.

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Lemme: Fishing opener…yum.

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Lemme: Hey….

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Lemme: …now there’s a butt in my picture.

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Mandy: Yes, so take a hint, Lemme and butt out, you blog hog.

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Lemme: MOM, Mandy is picking on me!

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Fidget: NO MORE BICKERING PLEASE!! I JUST CAN’T TAKE IT ANY MORE!

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Fidget: Be nice because it’s Mother’s Day weekend.  Yep, I’m the good kid.

Happy Friday!

 

Rain Rain Go Away – May 9, 2019

No Sun this morning.

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We did see some snowflakes last night but nothing stuck here. Up about two hours north, Duluth did get quite a bit of snow. Around 10 inches of snow they are reporting.

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Have you ever noticed the reflections in raindrops show the world upside down?

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Fidget: Look at that.  Interesting!

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Mandy: Raindrop reflections, you woke me up for that? Get a life.

Happy Thursday!

You’ve Got To Be Kidding – May 8, 2019

Snow??? Yes it is in the forecast for this evening. We’ll see I guess.

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It is gray and windy. The sun is taking an undeserved break from appearing on the landscape.

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Mandy: Lemme is really bugging me.

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Lemme: I am Ninja Kat!

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Lemme: ATTACK!

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Mandy: Take a break cat.

Lemme: Wait…

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Lemme: was that a bird?

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Lemme: Did you see that?  Mandy?  Mandy?

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Sorry Lemme, Mandy is busy.

Not much going on around here, as you can see.

Happy Wednesday!