A guest post by Lydia Tyndall. Mark Twain is one of America’s most well-known authors, and he is from right here in Missouri. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who would later adopt the pen name Mark Twain, was born on November 30, 1835 in a two room house in Florida, Missouri. Halley’s comet streaked across the skyContinue reading “Mark Twain”
Our family has a long tradition of entering items in the Life and Arts department of our local fair. This year I entered only one item, which was in the antiques category. It was an old McCall’s pattern catalog from 1910. Lydia entered several items. The most impressive is the grand-champion double-knit globe hat. InContinue reading “Fair Entries”
Lydia and Luke like to entertain themselves by playing with the garden hose in the driveway. Today they rigged it up on the basketball goal and created an outdoor shower. Luke had the idea that we could bring out the toiletries and they could take their regular showers outside. I am always being accused ofContinue reading “Outdoor Shower”
Today’s post is by a special guest: Lydia Tyndall! Jacques Tyndall Basic facts Jacques Tyndall is a red merle Miniature Australian Shepherd. His full name is Jacques Jaykay Tilty Heady Doggie Not A Whiggy Lick-A-Face Tyndall. He lives in Brookline, Missouri with his family. Early Life Jacques Tyndall was born at Circle G Mini Aussies.Continue reading “A Biography of Jacques Tyndall”
Earlier this year, Lydia and I walked every trail at Wildon’s Creek National Battlefield. (Actually there was a tiny trail we realized only recently we had missed.) Anyway, lately we have been going again and taking Jacques with us. Now it is our goal to take Jacques on every trail there. We are off toContinue reading “Jacques at Wilson’s Creek”
We just returned from a trip from the gulf coast of Florida. We stayed in a condo on Belleair Beach, which is just south of Clearwater Beach. I had some “goals” for this trip, things I wanted to get done. I had them listed on the Notes app on my phone. Somehow I accidentally deletedContinue reading “Florida”
Back in March, our county enacted a stay-at-home order. While at first this was a hard thing to process and accept, we made the most of it. We had a large amount of scrap fabric, which I impulsively started cutting into six-inch squares. My plan was to make a quilt. Of course Lydia was veryContinue reading “Stay-at-home Projects”
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