Category Archives: Small Town Life

A Covered Bridge Tour…

While our friends Marjory and Jim from Maryland were visiting for a week we took a loop ride to see some of Vermont’s covered bridges… Seeing these bridges that w had not seen before made for a fun day , … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from “Littleville”

When we lived in a small town in SD the people there went all out to decorate for Christmas and this included the town itself. They hung lights across Main Street, decorated the light poles and had a city Christmas tree. … Continue reading

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Dogs (Toddlers), weather and stuff…

This was started on Sunday and not posted until today…which means yesterday was actually Saturday… Yesterday it was 70 degrees and we could see all of our yard except for one patch of snow that is about six feet by … Continue reading

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Nobody knows the shovels I’ve seen…

We have once again after a day of 40 and one of 50 degrees returned to the “Land of Cold and Snow”. It started to snow on Friday and it is still snowing. Sometimes very light snow and sometimes inches per … Continue reading

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We are in the top ten…Ya Hoo…

Actually we, Lead, SD, are number 6 on a list of the top ten snowiest cities in the USA… http://www.weather.com/outlook/weather-news/news/articles/snowiest-cities-top-10_2010-12-07?page=6 You can follow this link to read the entire story. We don’t get on many Top Ten list here in … Continue reading

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A plague of plunderers…

They are gathering as they wait for us to go to bed.   As they wait for dark they sent a scout to check out our yard and report back…   The scout left after I arrived on the scene and I’m … Continue reading

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Path of destruction…A night of pillaging…

We awoke this morning to discover that we had night-time visitors and not the nice kind like Santa Claus, but more like the Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Our visitors were male deer and they were not the cute and cuddly kind like Bambi. … Continue reading

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The Hills Are Alive…

The hills are alive with the sound of Harleys…The 70th annual Sturgis motorcycle Rally is in full force this week which means an extra 450,000 to 500,000 people in our state. The SD population is just over 700,000 so it is … Continue reading

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Let the gorging commence…

Early in the gardening season we had asparagus to eat and now  more vegetables are coming our way.    Maybe we will not be gorging, but it makes us hopeful for the future. The cutting board was made by N and … Continue reading

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For Kerry…

kerry reminded me that in our post on living in a small town I should have mentioned that is legal to operate ATVs on roads and highways in SD. When torey and Kerry visited us in 2008 riding the ATVs was … Continue reading

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