Category Archives: Special Update

Mom’s Diagnosis

Today I got word of mom’s diagnosis.  It’s not a good one.  Of her generation, her siblings and her, that will be fully 50% who have had cancer.  The other two are both dead.  Three remain, although one is severely … Continue reading

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11-11-2015 in Either Country

There are lots of important things on my mind today, ranging from politics to religion to the differences between Veteran’s Day, Armistice Day, and Remembrance Day.  But there is one thing that is by far more personal and important to … Continue reading

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We Need a Wood Stove

http://www.gofundme.com/jb2s5xc8  <<<<  Link to our GoFundMe site!  I have set up a GoFundMe for our wood stove.  Financially, we are not in the shape to go get one ourselves, but given the way our heating bills have tended to run … Continue reading

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Kiry’s Front Page Photo!

Today the paper included an article with a photo of my Kirynie on the front cover.  Okay, so it is a small town paper.  Does it count that it is the town of the one and only Napoleon Dynamite?  There … Continue reading

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Robin Williams 1951-2014

I don’t know squat about Robin Williams, apart from what I have seen of his work onscreen, his standup routines, and interviews with the likes of Johnny Carson, as well as hearsay passed from those who knew him.  His personal … Continue reading

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Redecorating the Dining Room

This morning I got out of bed, shut off the irrigation at 6:00AM, and came back and started taking the drop ceiling out of the dining room.  That made the room feel so much bigger than before!  Then after missus … Continue reading

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Starting Fresh, Feeling Fresh!

Today has been a really good day here!  We sorted out some of the last things in the granary, and cleared out the rubbish from the barn.  We cleared the mess from those two buildings that was in the yard, … Continue reading

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An Ending

Grandma moved out of our place and into a little house in Preston.  She is 80, and I do not think that living alone is something she is fit for, however, she is still mentally alert, and I am not … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandpa Bancroft

So, grandpa Bancroft reminded us last week that we are all mortal, even him.  We put him in the ground at a family started cemetery in Duchene, Utah, where one of the ancestors buried a young child, so the story … Continue reading

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A Haunting Evening

I was out for a drive earlier this evening, and there was a haunting mist over the landscape.  Some of the lights on distant houses were only pinpoints, and others were a little less clear with an aura around them, … Continue reading

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