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Green Valley
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      25 comments

I could have sworn I did a blog of our day in Green Valley, but I don't see it, so guess not. Boy, I'm losing it. One of last months assignments was "Roads". I remembered the long road we would take to the ranch where we used to board our horse... Read more
Mendota Illinois
Sunday, July 12, 2015      27 comments

Better late then never hehe. I am a month behind with my blogs. Since it was Memorial Week-end when I was there, people were putting flowers and flags on their loved ones grave sites. My Cousins Hubby's relatives were buried in Mendota. He is o... Read more
Troy Grove
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      28 comments

Troy Grove is a cute little town. Maybe 300 people live there?, but I love it. I hope to go back again within a year or two. Like I said in my earlier blog, James Butler Hickok, aka Wild Bill, was born and raised in Troy Grove. His parents were ... Read more
Fun cake to make for the 4th of July
Monday, June 22, 2015      19 comments

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Thursday, June 11, 2015      25 comments

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Wild Bill Hickok Days
Monday, June 08, 2015      36 comments

Those of you who have known me for a long time, know I am related to Wild Bill Hickok. My Great-Grandfather, and Wild Bill were cousins. My Dad was told they knew each other. So far, I can only go by word of mouth. I hope to find that fact in wr... Read more
Going out of town
Thursday, May 21, 2015      37 comments

I'm leaving tomorrow morning for a mini vacation. I will be back Monday night. This will be my last blog for a while. After I get back DH is going to set up my new computer, and I won't be able to download pictures until it is all set up. Plus I... Read more
A Special Trip
Wednesday, May 20, 2015      19 comments

When ever we check the weather for our area we use The Weather Channel website. A picture sits on my computer that The Weather Channel provides. It is a picture of my area, since they go by zip codes. I looked at the picture closely, and told DH... Read more
Broken Heart
Tuesday, May 19, 2015      28 comments

I am starting off with some bad news. I wanted to talk about this first, so the rest of my blog will be uplifting. Those who have known me for a long time, know that I have enjoyed watching the Red Tail Hawks in Leona Valley which is 10 mins. fr... Read more
Sarge and I took a hike in the hills
Sunday, May 10, 2015      32 comments

We barley started walking the path, and who greets us? The Hummingbird that was following us around last time we were in that area. What a fun, beautiful Hummer. He til... Read more
End of April
Tuesday, May 05, 2015      30 comments

Not long ago Sarge and I were taking care of Huck while my friend was out of town. We drove up to a field for their walk. I got out of the car, and spotted a plant I have never seen there before. It sure is pretty. I haven't been able to find th... Read more
Saturday, April 25, 2015      31 comments

Two weeks ago DH and I drove over by the Air Force Base. Since we were there I checked on the area where some water birds hang out. There were some birds that were passing through. A few American Avocet. I am pretty sure these were the birds... Read more
Poppies in Quartz Hills, and a hike in the hills near our home
Saturday, April 11, 2015      37 comments

We drove over to Quartz Hills. It is s little town next to Palmdale. We were hoping to find a few wildflowers. More then just a few. The fields were filled with Poppies. Here is one of the fields with the San Bernardino Mountains in the backgrou... Read more
Leaving Elizabeth Lake, headed to Lancaster
Thursday, April 02, 2015      25 comments

We left the lake, turned left, and drove up the road a bit. Right on the corner of Elizabeth Lake Rd. and Munz Rd. is a huge field. As I mentioned in my blog, last year that area was covered with Poppies and other wildflowers. Not this year. W... Read more
Elizbeth Lake
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      24 comments

We drove out to Elizabeth Lake for 2 reasons. 1. We were curious since we had rain, how much water would be in the lake. 2. To see the wildflowers. Last year they had poppies that filled a field all the way up to the hills. It looked pretty... Read more

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