October – my favorite time of year. This one has certainly been busy and we aren’t even to the half way point! Yesterday
This morning I went to Wabasha to Papa’s Barn to gather what was left after their barn sale. Everyone was quite pleased at how well the sale went. I know I am happy that I didn’t have much to take home.
I wanted some pictures of the
Hwy 14 between Plainview and Kellogg
I detoured a little on the way home to the scenic overlook above Wabasha. It would have been prettier with sunshine, but even in the clouds, the
Then closer to home, I came up behind this.
It’s a grain bin on its side on a trailer being towed by a pickup. You won’t see this in the big city!
Apparently the local fauna were out partying last night and several of them didn’t make it home. I counted 5 dead skunks, 1 possum, 2 deer and 1 UFO (unidentified flattened object). The moon is almost full, so they’ll probably be out partying again tonight. Drive carefully.
Tomorrow I will load up again so I can leave bright and early Wednesday morning for the next barn sale. This time I am heading to rural
Names and Symbols
A few weeks ago we traded vehicles. I was driving a 2004 Buick Rendezvous and loved it. I’m still not sure why we traded – maybe because of the huge rebate and low interest offered by Dodge and Chrysler. Anyway, we bought a new 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan with the
I always called my Rendezvous “the car.” It technically wasn’t, but that’s what I called it. So what do I call this new vehicle?
Grand Caravan -- too long and too pretentious.
Caravan -- sounds too cheap.
Minivan -- too soccer mom-ish.
Van -- sounds too big.
Car -- sounds too little.
Truck -- it hauls a lot of stuff, but we already have a truck.
A few days later I was driving in
A WOMB WITH A VIEW!!
Marge, the Gran