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Another Day in the Life of an Old Lady

Life is pretty good here in Iowa, I just wish it were a little warmer outside. I should not complain since now it is staying nice and warm inside my house. It will be even better when my windows get … Continue reading

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Hello Sunshine!!

A beautiful sunshiny day but even the sun can’t fight this cold front that follows the snow storm. It looks so pretty and peaceful out there. The juncos and a few sparrows were eating on the deck but the dish … Continue reading

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The Last Big Project

When I first saw this house the one thing I noticed was the windows. I knew from the get go that they needed to be changed out. But those other things were more urgent. Now with everything else taken care … Continue reading

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Everything Went Wrong

We thought everything was set for the winter and began looking at the windows as our next big project. Then decided, no, leveling this house was the immediate worry. When the water heater began leaking it dripped under the house … Continue reading

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Weeks Of Hard Work

Once the sale for the house was completed the hard work of turning an old mobil house into a home began. It was all hands on deck. The first week we all toured the house, inside and out and decided … Continue reading

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First Impressions

Katie, my real estate agent made an appointment with the owner of the house I liked and we met at the house. I loved the outside and I had seen it several times so I wanted to just go inside … Continue reading

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The Very beginning

When we sold the Melrose house I think everyone was sad. That was a beautiful home and we all would have loved to stay there forever but it had one fault that could not be corrected. That fault was that … Continue reading

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Garden Update

so cold I could not see how plants could grow and bare fruit in this cold weather and my plants all agreed with me. Shirley came over and helped me stir up the plants a little to see if that … Continue reading

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Awaiting Christmas

Thanksgiving is over so Christmas begins. We put up the tree Thanksgiving day and Holly spent all day yesterday making ornaments for the tree. What a beautiful job she did. There is still room for some of the decorations I … Continue reading

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Winter Comes to Melrose

I have lived in Southern Florida now for seven years so have gotten used to the hot weather. Now I live in Melrose, believe me this is not Southern Florida. I am having my first winter in seven years. The … Continue reading

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