Category Archives: South Dakota

It Has Been a Year…

As 2012 comes to a close we realize what a busy, exciting, scary and life changing year it has been. In the spring of 2011 we began to think of moving back east. It was during the winter of 2012 when … 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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The Winter Witch Arrived…

The Winter Witch arrived bearing gifts on Friday and stayed through most of Saturday. The gifts were 9 inches of snow, stingy amount for us, wind and some sub-zero cold. When we moved here in 2003 I was a big fan of … Continue reading

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Play time at our house…

I have written before about Buddy our toddler and his love of chasing tennis balls or anything we throw. I choose tennis balls because he is found of catching them before they bounce and a lacrosse ball would take his teeth out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q146fepHauEContinue reading

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A helping hand for Mother Nature…

Early Wednesday morning the snow guns on the Hill were fired up to begin the long and slightly complicated process of making snow for the ski runs. This is an early start compared to last year when the temps were not … Continue reading

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The End Is Near…

The end is near, not because of earth quakes, hurricanes, high winds, rain and floods, but because our summer job/adventure is coming to an end. We expect our last day of work to be September 30. We have started the job … 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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This May Be Penquin Land…

We are not really in penguin land, but it sure feels like it. It is cold here, really really cold. Yesterday morning at Terry Peak it was -14 with a wind chill of -30 at the bottom of the ski … 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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