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Mayonnaise, and Choices

While out doing my regularly scheduled grocery run, I glanced at my shopping list and headed for the salad dressing aisle. Upon arrival I did not mindlessly grab our tried-and-true mayo, but paused to actually look at the multitudinous choices on the shelf. Displayed were not only regular and light mayonnaise, but different oil basesContinue reading “Mayonnaise, and Choices”

Porch Swings and Patios

Life can be swift and uncertain, so rapidly changing, and I can sometimes miss customs that are fading. For instance, neighbors chatting with neighbors-you don’t see that as much anymore-particularly if you have swapped neighborhoods or whole states! Are people too busy or did they just disinherit the old neighborhood-relationship gene? So many great memoriesContinue reading “Porch Swings and Patios”

The Summer Mishap

On a lovely summer day in the early half of the 1990’s, my husband and I and our two sons, along with about 20-25 of our church friends, decided to take a canoe trip down the Turkey River. This river is located on the northeastern side of Iowa, and is a tributary of the Mississippi.Continue reading “The Summer Mishap”

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