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December Blizzard 2019

OK, I’m a few days late on this, but there was a blizzard the other day. It’s not the first late December storm I’ve had to work through. Nor is it the first blizzard of this season, as we had one in October.

It took me over an hour to blow my driveway clear, which still left about a foot or so of snow in the street to have to drive through. The bush by the garage creates a drift in the driveway pretty much any time the wind blows.

 

When I got to work there was a drift in front of the front door reminiscent of the December 26, 2009. We have a back door now, so I didn’t have to dig my way through this time.

Winter Show 2019

Little Britches had her first “recital” at her new dance company, Red River Dance and Performing Company. It was the winter show. Things are run a little differently than when she was at Dance Elite. Instead of an overarching theme, or story being told, it was a bunch of disparate dances. Many of them had a Christmas theme, but some did not. It was also split up into three different shows. Since she danced in each show we had to buy tickets for each one.

Show #1

In the first show, the Mighty competition team did their routine. Care to guess the song?

One of my friends has her kids there as well. One didn’t want to come out and dance. But her daughter did, and did well. She came out at the end holding onto the hand of the competition director.

Show #2

The second show had Little Britches dancing twice. I just love her smile while she dances.

Show #3

She only had one dance, tap, during the third show. She looks so happy out there. And rather sassy as well.

 

 

A photo stand was set up out in the lobby for people to take photos in front of. Two of her favorite instructors were goofing around in front of it, Miss Kris and Miss Nikki.

What A Difference A Year Makes

We had a winter storm come through the other day. It’s a little early for snow, but not extremely so. There were numerous years growing up when I had to wear my snowmobile suit under my costume to go trick-or-treating.

20181012_185141[1] This was my tree on 10-12-18. When I left for work in the morning it was full of leaves. When I came home in the afternoon it was like this.

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Hilarious, because it’s so true

As seen on the book of feces faces

 

MaddMedic, this seems spot on to me.

Previous air shows

Since I put up photos of the air show a couple of weeks ago, I thought I would post some photos from some prior air shows I have seen, but didn’t necessarily pay to attend.

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2019 Fargo Air Show

I finally got around to editing the photos I took on July 20th at the Fargo Air show. I went to see the Air Force Thunderbirds. I saw them twice as a child in Minot, before and after the training crash. They are entertaining, but I think I like the Blue Angels show better. I certainly took more photos at the last Blue Angels show. I think some of these turned out quite well, though. Continue reading “2019 Fargo Air Show”

Steeling the Show

Aging B-movie queen Veronica Kirk turns to Laura and Remington when she becomes convinced someone is trying to kill her. – from the DVD case.

Another iconic episode that I love to watch and remember as being so fun. This one starts out with the daughter of an aging actress asking Laura and Murphy for help with her crazy mother while Bernice tries distracting Remington when he walks in the door.

 

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Great Grandpa

For decades my grandparents had this photo of his dad on a cattle drive hanging up in the house. After my grandfather died, and my grandma moved, she kept it hanging on the wall in her apartment, and later her condo. When she moved to an assisted living facility last fall I inherited it. It’s now hanging on my downstairs hallway wall. I’m not sure which of the males on the horse is my great grandfather, though.

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They would bring cattle up from Minnesota somewhere. From the hills in the background it looks like this photo was probably taken around the area south of Towner, ND. There’s a small imprint of the studio that shows it was from a photographer in Bottineau, ND. And he did have a farm up in the Turtle Mountains. So it’s possible those hills could be the Turtle Mountains along the Canadian border. But it just doesn’t look right to me to be that far north. It looks very much like the area between Towner and Harvey. Continue reading “Great Grandpa”

Steele Trap

Laura and Remington find themselves in danger on a remote tropical island when they investigate the sudden suicide of a prospective client. – from the DVD case.

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Another great, memorable episode from season 1. Laura and Remington show up at a plastic surgeon’s office just in time to hear him shoot himself. On the desk is an invite to an island retreat, supposedly reminiscent of the Playboy Mansion I guess, just on a grander scale.

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Zimbalist is hot, hot, hot, in her fedora.

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