A Blacksmith, A Cowboy, and A Couple Farmers

Last weekend my hubby had a day off and it was slated to be very, very hot. We weighed our options as to what we might do with the time and finally landed on visiting Old World Wisconsin. We figured it wouldn’t be too crowded so it would be a good day for it. We […]

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Springtime in Wisconsin

I’m not positive, but I think that when normal people hear that there is a winter storm bearing down on their home they stay put. We are not normal people though and I’m beginning to suspect that Mr. Knitting Sarah views such events as a personal challenge. Instead of picking out some movies and holing […]

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X Marks the Spot

My family is very seasonally driven. Not unlike the Canada Geese who migrate in their long undulating Vs, we have certain places where we head certain times of year. Sometimes it’s to get a glimpse of a newly arrived migrant, sometimes it’s to take advantage of a breezy spot on a hot day, and sometimes […]

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Just the Glorious Stuff of Life

Sometimes you come to the end of a week and you just kind of stare and take a big, deep breath. Phew. At our house, the last couple weeks we’ve had a minor switch in our schedule and even though it’s not a big deal, it changes the rhythm of things and it’s an adjustment. […]

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Oh, What a Week!

As so often happens in my little world, my week did not unfold according to plan. Like so many, Mr Knitting Sarah works long hours in the lead-up to and during the holidays and because our schedule can revolve around his, it does just that. Our family time is a priority so when it makes […]

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Unrealistic Expectations

We started school yesterday. We did kind of a ‘soft launch,’ leaving the rigors of a full class load until we get a little closer to Labor Day. Beginning now with ‘school lite’ lets us get a start in on our math lessons which are much less flexible than our other subjects and it also […]

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