I Didn’t Know

We don’t know where the day will end up when we open our eyes to it. We don’t know how our lives will go even as we make our plans and pray our prayers. We don’t know where stories will lead, where roads will take us, or even where our own thoughts will meander. Continue reading “I Didn’t Know”

It Can Be Fall Now

We put our tired bodies to bed slowly, almost gingerly after the busy Angle Days weekend. “I’m so glad it’s over,” I sighed, almost falling onto the mattress.

“Yes,” he agreed. “It can be fall now.”

I went to sleep with those words on my every nerve ending that night, dreaming of cooler winds and peaceful transitions. Continue reading “It Can Be Fall Now”

This Summer Weekend at The Angle

Here’s what’s kept me busy for the last many weeks.

Press Release: Angle Days to be held August 3-5

Northwest Angle residents again invite neighbors from near and far to attend their summer festival Angle Days, August 3-5.

The Angle is small-town Minnesota at its extreme and because of its location and border-crossing commute, the lifestyle is both unique and challenging. Angle Days is comprised of events that celebrate those facets. Continue reading “This Summer Weekend at The Angle”

The 18th Minimize Minute

Age is just a number

Here’s a new task to help simplify our lives and minimizing our households.

Challenge # 18: Age is just a number

How old are you? Get rid of that many items today.

How’d it go:

I needed a quick and easy ploy to get rid of a few things this week, and this challenge fit the bill. Continue reading “The 18th Minimize Minute”

The 17th Minimize Minute

Challenge # 17: Too Many Toiletries

Here’s a new task to help simplify our lives and minimizing our households.

Challenge # 17: Too Many Toiletries

Clear out excess toiletries, cosmetics, old prescriptions, expired over-the-counter medicines, etc.

How’d it go:  I’ve been dreading this minimizing task and have put it off for months by moving it down the task list again and again. Continue reading “The 17th Minimize Minute”