Monthly Archives: May 2006

Coyote

I’ve heard the coyotes from time to time over the years, and I’ve occasionally seen one at a distance. Today, while I was filling out an endless form to transfer my medical insurance to Wisconsin, a coyote loped through the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

The Dells’ Memorial Day parade and observance kicked off at 9 am, right down the middle of Broadway, the main tourist drag in town. The parade took about a half hour — the Honor Guard, the Wisconsin Dells High School … Continue reading

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The Cat Door

We spent much of yesterday putting in the cat door. The schedule went something like this: 8 — Decision We decided that we had to do something about putting in a cat door, before all the skeeters and flies that … Continue reading

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The Mouse in the House

The theory was, you see, that the cats, Cassidy and Sundance, would keep mice and other critters out of the house. Theory and reality, as it turns out, are at polar opposites. The reality is that Cassidy and Sundance bring … Continue reading

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Come Smell Wisconsin’s Dairy Air

America’s Dairyland My driver’s license came in the mail yesterday, all bright and shiny. It has so many holograms on it that you can hardly see my picture, but I guess that it is more important to prevent fraud than … Continue reading

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Well, Mary, we are moved …

We are finally, officially, moved. The final push came last weekend, on Saturday, May 20, when we moved the last of the furniture and boxes from Chicago in a 10 foot Budget truck. It wasn’t all that much, actually — … Continue reading

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