Category Archives: Ramblings

Its Deer Hunting Season In Iowa

I took some time off from working on our home to hunt deer this fall and in just my third time in my tree stand I was able to shoot a big ten point buck. I used my 50 caliber … Continue reading

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Pelican Brief

I am always amazed of the variety of wildlife we see on our farm. Yesterday we had over 500 Pelicans stop by our pond on their southern migration. They only stayed and rested one day and where gone this morning. … Continue reading

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I Bought Rare Wine Worth Thousands At an Estate Sale for $4.00

As I prepare for the day that I retire (which is rapidly approaching) I have been getting the final touches on the floor plans for our log home done and we have been painting and working on our current home to get … Continue reading

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I don’t have Lyme Disease

I am happy to report I don’t have Lyme Disease. I got the blood work information yesterday and it was negative. I am happy about that because lots of times there is no full recovery from it. It was a … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease

My friend Tom who lives by our farm called me the other day and told me he was diagnosed with having Lyme Disease. He had been having many medical issues for the last several years and doctors he had been seeing, missed diagnosed … Continue reading

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Let it Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Looks like we have at least of foot of snow and its still snowing. With temperatures expected to drop well below zero tonight it should be interesting how our trains will run tomorrow. There is something about sitting in a … Continue reading

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Long December

One of my favorite bands is the Counting Crows and my favorite song of theirs is a “Long December”. When I hear that song I realize It’s been a long December and I am hoping maybe next year will go by … Continue reading

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