Category Archives: Nebraska

Hope’s Busy Holiday Baking Season … so far

Big Sister has been flexing her whisking and stirring muscles. Take a peek here.

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Game Day

Getting ready for today’s game and making her world-famous, top secret maple chipotle baked beans.

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Scotts Bluff, NE

Feeling pretty small, driving through the great wide open.

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Three Kinds of Pie

In the Corners of Fields, by Ted Kooser, 13th US Poet Laureate Something is calling to me from the corners of fields, where the leftover fence wire suns its loose coils, and stones thrown out of the furrow sleep in … Continue reading

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Overheard at the breakfast table

“Don’t cut the crusts off of her toast! She’s a farm girl!”

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Back from Nebraska… for a day or two…

So we’re back from Nebraska but we’re heading back again on Tuesday. Saturday’s get-together was to celebrate D’s 50th birthday (going to keep the names anonymous to protect the innocent). It was a surprise party, and they pulled it off … Continue reading

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Heading to Nebraska…

… for a little birthday shin-dig. It will be a rehearsal for the Z’ster’s first birthday next month. We’ve got the traveling thing down, as long as they are short trips. The first month was hairy, but now it’s all … Continue reading

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