Boca Raton Architecture

I’m excited…we are on our way down to Florida in a couple of months. I haven’t been to Florida in about 30 years! We’re actually going to be in the panhandle area and I’ve never spent any time there. Anyone know anything about Navarre Beach? Right now we are looking for a house to rent […]

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Summer Update

It continues to be one of the driest summers on record all over the place, Wisconsin included. As you drive down the country roads, the corn fields are gone — just dried up rows of cornstalks that never tassled at all. Just heartbreaking.
Lawns are brown and brittle — they crunch when you walk on […]

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Michael’s Guitar Lessons

Michael had an opportunity this summer to take guitar lessons at summer school. For three weeks, he spend about an hour a day, five days a week, learning both acoustic and electric guitar.
At the end of the class, the students gave a concert for the parents. Complete with Yamaha amplifiers and everything, they performed for […]

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Fleeing Wisconsin Winters

We’ve been through and to Kentucky a few times. I’ve always been struck with how rich and green this region is. I think I would like the climate — at least the winters would be milder than the winters we have in the midwest. Not that we’re looking…but if you are, check out louisville homes […]

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Dry…Dry…Dry

Our yard is a vast expanse of dry and brittle grass right now, thanks to the drought of 2012. I remember back to dry conditions that we’ve experienced in years past — going back to my childhood — and there were always a fair amount of homeowners who continued to water throughout a drought. […]

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Welcoming Baby Carter

My oldest daughter and son-in-law just welcomed their third baby recently! Yes…it’s time to think about new dad gifts again. On July 2, Carter Aaron made his grand entrance. He may have been slightly late to the party, but he made up for his tardiness with a 3 hour labor! Go LORA!!!
Let’s not forget to […]

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Teaching Time

We’ve been brushing up on time keeping this summer, making sure that everyone has all the understanding and skills necessary to tell time on both digital and analog clocks.
As for myself, I’m an analog girl, preferring the old-fashioned style of clocks and watches. Anyone shopping for bulova watches will probably love their extensive selection!
Anyway, Abby […]

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