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What Were They Thinking?

What possible confluence of events could possibly bring the coming of Spring and our dearly beloved wood stove together? – Here’s the story of  how that happened. 929 more words

Mr. Monte

WWWT? #1 - What a Lovely Wood Stove!

This is the first in a series of What Were We Thinking? (WWWT?) stories.

Imagine our brand new, ultra-modern, 4,000 square foot home in Idaho. There was a top-of-the line natural gas furnace, plus two natural gas fire places. 495 more words

What Were We Thinking?

What a difference a year makes...part one

It is now just over a year since we moved into the cottage and so I thought it would be a good time to reflect on what we’ve managed to achieve in a year. 748 more words

Life In The Countryside

Jessie's first night

So Jessie went into her crate and went to sleep herself last night whilst J and I were watching TV. We took advantage of that and after J took her outside for a wee, we shut her in and went up to bed. 453 more words


Welcome home Jessie

So today was the big day. The day we collected our new puppy Jessie from the breeder. Our last morning dog free started well, the three of us sitting in the lounge watching The Secret Life of Pets (great movie by the way, highly recommend it) and drinking our coffees (well frothy milk for C but she calls it coffee). 541 more words


8 Things I Learned by Rewatching Flashdance as an Adult:

  1. If the boss asks you out, say no. Not because you don’t want to, but because a girl’s gotta play hard to get.
  2. When he asks you out again, repeat that you don’t think it’s a good idea to date the boss.
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