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Nemo

We seem to have found a kitten. We are calling her Nemo and she is the cutest. Pretty sure she will be staying.

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Baby Raccoon Adventure!

The other day this little girl came up to Geoff while he was gardening. We left it alone and it crawled under the porch. The next morning it was still there, so we called Wildlife Rescue Team, Inc. and told them … Continue reading

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Oogie the doggie

On December 19, we got a dog. His name was Japetto [sic] at the shelter, but we named him Oogie Boogie. He seemed so sad and calm at the shelter – turns out that was probably just the painkillers. He was really … Continue reading

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Putting up a picture rail in a house with plaster walls

This was a post I intended to write… two years ago. In fact, I thought I did write it! But then I went to direct someone to it and found I’d never written it (except, apparently, in my head.) So … Continue reading

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“Gods of the Prairie” – a traveling theatrical event

Campfire scene of “Gods of the Prairie,” held in Cultiva Coffee. It seems fitting that I follow up a pretty negative post about Lincoln with a post about what makes Lincoln delightful. Friday night Geoff and I attended the August … Continue reading

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Hate in Lincoln

The above picture is a screencap of the headlines from the Journal Star about the hate crime in lincoln, taken July 29. Here’s an interview with the survivor from an Omaha station. What jumps out at me above is the … Continue reading

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Bittersweet house closing

We just sold our first house, which we bought in 2003 and have been trying (off and on) to sell for three years. We’ve been renting it out for part of the last three years. I have been pretty good, … Continue reading

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Wilderness Park

I don’t know why I have not made it to wilderness park more often. It’s about a 5 minute bike ride from home. Here are some pictures I took today, I am going to try and make it there more … Continue reading

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Yard Progress

I have been wanting to do more blogging about gardening here. I think my interests are a bit too varied, wondering if I should split my blogs off more. Or just categorize well. I’ll start with categorizing. Anyway, this year … Continue reading

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More light in a room… when you don’t really care what it looks like

I have an art room/studio, and since I’ve moved in, I have made due with the light from the single bulb in the ceiling fan in the middle of the room + task lamps. It wasn’t really ideal, though, since … Continue reading

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