The Adventures of Ole and Lena
I have a deep, dark secret that I need to share with myreaders. (Whispers behind hand) I'm a half-breed!! Yes, I am of mixed blood, not that that makes me either a better or a worse person than any of you. I've posted pictures of myself on previous entries, and even though my pictures are of someone who is tall and blond (Ole says I'm platinum, makes me more valuable, ya know) with blue...
August 22, 2014 - 1:51pm
The Dirt: The real dirt on gardening from a master gardener
You'll never guess what I saw slithering through the garden the other night.
YUCK!! I hate snakes. . . I know, I know, they won't hurt me. In our area it's mostly garter snakes. But I have a phobia, and they just give me the serious willies. You know that saying, it's more scared of you than you are of it? Well, in my case, that's not true at all. :)
And this sighting was right on the heels o...
August 22, 2014 - 1:32pm
Reel Talk: Let's Talk Film, TV, Theatre, and a bit of Pop Culture
Imagine living in a home roughly the size of a big broom closet.
Thats what documentary filmmakers Chris Smith and Merete Mueller dive into as they build a 130-square-foot, fully functional home in Tiny: A Story About Living Small.
At the helm of the construction is Chris, whos set on a Thoreau-esque fleeing to the woods experience.
He opts to build a transportable home on wheels that he plans ...
August 22, 2014 - 1:11pm
Peace Garden Mama
Recently, I attended an event that brought some fresh Christian voices my way. The Catholic Answers conference in my husband's hometown of Glenwood, Minn., left me feeling enlightened and gifted with new ways of articulating things about the faith I've known but haven't been able to describe easily to others before.
Some of the most profound insights for me came in the opening talk, given by D...
August 22, 2014 - 12:01am