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Yesterday I went to the auto parts store and asked for an oil filter for my daughters Toyota Yaris. The man behind the counter looked experienced so I was quite surprised when he hesitated, asked me the model again and then told me he had never heard of a Toyota Yaris.This reminded me of my early...
As far back as I can remember my daughter Tina has loved the same Rock-N-Roll I do. How ever her desire to be a burning hot rock-n-roll guitarist was short lived. I still love this picture of her trying out her new guitar aproximately 15 years ago. The guitar was lost in our flood in 2011 and she...
With the Great Plains States our predominate winds are from the Northwest but they can blow straight down from the North pole or straight up from the Gulf of Mexico as well. In the Fall of the year we never know what we are going to get. On Monday we set a record high for the day, 104 degrees and...
If you are a senior citizen, like myself, don't be swayed by politicians who say "vote for me or SS may end or be cut". If they can make a trillion dollars appear out of thin air with the stroke of a pen I assure you that Social Security is not in danger.... ever!
A challenge has been put forth by Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist to write a book review for all to read on the ActiveRain website. To read more about the challenge and see the many entries CLICK HERE.This would be a nearly impossible task for me as the only book I’ve read in the la...
If you have ever strolled along the walking path of Minot's Oak Park you surely have seen the story boards along the way. The story boards are maintained by The Minot Public Library and typically have a pictorial story by Dr. Seuss or another popular artist. The storyboards have been in place fo...
When we are at the beach during our camping stays I'm always picking up stones and telling my family about stories I see in the rock. I've always loved doing this so for approximately two years I've wanted a rock tumbler so I could polish up some of my best stories.Why two years? I had asked a lo...
The best recipe I know for summer fun and enjoyment is The North Dakota State Fair which starts tomorrow, Friday July 23rd 2021.The North Dakota State Fair serves up a great appitizer that lasts all of Saturday morning with the North Dakota State Fair Parade. Each year the number of entries grows...
Last Saturday I boarded the Space Station Salvation with about 30 children and a dozen adults as Grace Lutheran Church held it's First Vacation Bible School.It was a one day event and it was a great success for everyone involved. Our little congregation is less than 50 people so to pull this off ...
Waldorf SaladWaldorf Salad is a classic side dish made with crisp apples, crunchy celery, walnuts, and grapes (in the Timm household we also throw in raisins). Ingredients½ cup Mayonnaise1 tablespoon Lemon juice¼ teaspoon Salt2 crisp Apples1 cup Celery, chopped1 cup red grapes, halved3/4 cup Waln...