Two of my favorite lighthouses and they ended up side-by-side in my scrapbook album. The pages are in order by date I visited them.

So Much To Do, So Little Time

In a job filled with deadlines, it seems I am always working “under the wire” on something. I wouldn’t call myself a procrastinator, per se, but I can tell you nothing gets my fingers flying over the keyboard faster than a looming deadline. The deadlines are so constant I rarely celebrate the achievements of a…
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Fireflies In The Night

I drove out to the farm after work Monday night. It was already 9 o’clock, but I didn’t care. The passing storm had painted the sky gloomy shades of grey, orange and yellow and the humidity was so high it cast a haze over the prairie. There was an eeriness about the weather, and I…
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More Than Just Fishing

One week ago today, we had the Chevy Blazer packed about as full as we could get it as we headed back home to southwest Minnesota from a three-day getaway in the Alexandria lakes area. I’m sure I could have found space for more fishing tackle or a few more books, but Dad, Mom or…
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Pepe Le Pew And A Reminder Of The Relay, Too

Ah, it’s finally Friday — and that means our local Relay for Life is tonight at the Nobles County Fairgrounds in Worthington. It also means I get to clean out my house. For the past two weeks, an overwhelming number of donations from local businesses has been gathered and stored in my house in preparation…
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Through The Storm

I was driving back to the office Tuesday afternoon, mentally checking off the list of everything I have to get done in the next couple of weeks, when I realized what day it was. I have three calendars on my desk at work, but still I have trouble remembering dates. Nixel had already alerted me…
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