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Flooding of the Mighty MO!

Mr. Wonderful and I recently took a short trip into Kansas.  If you live anywhere near South Dakota or the Missouri River for that matter, you are well aware that many, many people’s homes, farms and businesses have been nearly … Continue reading

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Date Night with Thing 2!

Thing 2 and I recently had a chance to catch up and bit and have a mother daughter date night.  We’ve both had a busy summer, her with her internship with the Sioux Empire United Way, me tackling the weeds … Continue reading

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Surviving the Party!

We have partially, if not fully, recovered from the graduation party that we hosted here at Willow Creek over Memorial Day Weekend!  The occasion was to celebrate Thing 1’s graduation from college and Thing 3’s graduation from high school. We’d … Continue reading

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Thing 3 and the Cap and Gown!

It’s been a busy spring for our family. Thing 1 graduated from college during the first few days of May quickly followed by Thing 3’s high school graduation the next week. Here are a few of the shots from the … Continue reading

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Thing 1 Graduates from College!

Our oldest daughter, who we affectionately refer to on the blog as “Thing 1” graduated from South Dakota State University this past week.  What a feeling of success it is to have her education complete and a bright future in … Continue reading

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Our drama department recently put on the musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.  Here’s a sampling of pictures of the cast and pit orchestra. You can see the entire collection here. The pit orchestra. Our fabulous lighting and tech guru! … Continue reading

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Things 1, 2 and 3 in Pictures

Things 1, 2 and 3 together, recently showered!  An accomplishment in and of itself. When The Dragon Lady and Hula Grandma informed me that the most recent photos they had of the girls; Thing 1 was about 12 I decided … Continue reading

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Frosty Morning on Willow Creek

This is what it looked like here at Willow Creek on the morning after Christmas. We’d had some early morning fog, which, combined with very cold temperatures, produced this lovely thick frost on everything. Certainly not near the amount of … Continue reading

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Tucker Tuesday Preparations

We are busy with preparations for Tucker Tuesday.  We snapped a few shots to share what we’ve been working on. Tucker’s banner hanging in the commons Goodbye “Cherylbration” (our last big fundraiser) Hello “Tucker Tuesday”. Continued remodel of the sandwich … Continue reading

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Tucker Tuesday

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 has been proclaimed “Tucker Tuesday” at West Central High School.  We will be helping to raise funds to help with Tucker Smith’s medical expenses. On Monday, December 13, 2010, Tucker was admitted to the Intensive Care … Continue reading

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