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Small Victories

The word for the week is capable.  That is how I am feeling these days, accomplishing all sorts of non-routine tasks.

#1 The pile for Goodwill was getting quite large, especially after the room swap so I finally threw it all in the trunk of my car and dropped it off! 796 more words

Summer of Sand…

I finally got to the bottom of my pile of sand, measuring three yards. I am not sure what three yards of sand means, but it is a lot of sand. 269 more words

Going Big With Little Free Libraries

So, you might remember in June that we put a call out to local residents interested in giving Caterpillar’s former Little Free Library a good home. 310 more words

South Milwaukee

How to board up your windows ahead of a severe storm

It’s supposed to be a busy hurricane season, so make sure you plan ahead and are prepared.

Experts say windows are weak links in your home’s defense against storm winds, so in today’s ‘Fix It Friday,’ we learn how to board them up. 234 more words


Woman in 60's Builds Flagstone Sidewalk, Single-handedly!

At least that is the newspaper headline I picture when I am lying aching in my bed at night.  Actually, it is not anywhere near single-handedly. 325 more words

Handling Fear of "Firsts"

I did NOT parent gracefully today. Or gracefully enough. It all started out great. Zack and I were out running errands together. We sang some truck songs in the car and made silly videos on my phone. 1,172 more words


DIY American Flag Pallet

After a couple of months of driving by a wood pallet on the side of Northside Drive I finally picked it up earlier this spring and set out to make some yard art out of it. 111 more words

Carson Matthews