Welcome Back Winter (NOT)

Most of us were enjoying our early spring as the snow was very slowly melting and disappearing from the roads and being splashed onto our cars.  Yes, it was messy, but essential to getting rid of the snow and starting to see the ground again. But – Mother Nature had other plans and arranged for… Continue reading Welcome Back Winter (NOT)

A Walk in the Rain

I had most of the day on my own Wednesday, since Angie had to work.  She gave me directions to a good place to walk so that was the plan.  It was pretty wet, but not raining when I woke up, so I headed out after breakfast. Of course, it started to rain within a… Continue reading A Walk in the Rain

A Couple of Walks

I have no pictures of my first walk from a few days ago.  I only went out to see if I could walk to the Perimeter Highway, which isn’t too far from my apartment.  I can see the traffic lights for it when I make my u-turn to get to my place. I hadn’t gone… Continue reading A Couple of Walks

Flower & Moving Updates

My tall Iris flowers are now out.  The only problem with the tall Iris plants is that they go down in the wind, and wind is certainly not uncommon here. I got a couple of pictures a few days ago and then I took one picture this morning after they were mostly on the ground.… Continue reading Flower & Moving Updates

I Got the Keys

Since today is June 1st and I get my apartment on June 1st, I went and picked up my keys today.  I also took one assorted box over to get started with the move.  🙂 I went over with a measuring tape to get some idea of where everything will go and to decide if… Continue reading I Got the Keys

Red River Rising?

Normally the Red River rises in the spring and then spends the whole summer dropping.  This year it rose in the spring a bit.  Not as much as expected after all that snow – but it was high enough that the big tree across the river had water all around it. The river started it’s… Continue reading Red River Rising?

Phone Story

About a year and a half ago, I got my smart phone.  It was a Samsung Ace II – a nice little phone that could do much more than what I had any idea about.  I haven’t used it much – a few phone calls in a month and about the same number of texts,… Continue reading Phone Story