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Little Red School House

Anybody else attend a one-room school house? Okay this blog doesn’t have anything to do with camping, cooking or the other usual topics. My grandparents (my grandfather immigrated from the Ukraine in 1893 and my grandmother was born here in the US, just after my great grandparents came from the Ukraine as well. So what Continue Reading

Time for a Tune?

Going camping leaves a little more time for fun activities. It only takes a few minutes to straighten up the tent. Meals and cleanup don’t take much time at all. So maybe I should learn a musical instrument like how to play the bass. Of course a bass is rather large so maybe I should Continue Reading

A Few Housekeeping Items

Cleanliness may be next to Godliness but it’s a real challenge when you’re camping. Rose and Kate attract leaf debris like magnets. Going outside the tent means coming back with dust on your shoes, legs, shorts and arms. Water to clean is critical as are those little miracle disposal wash clothes. By the time we Continue Reading

Weird Words

Sometimes I wonder about what words or sayings really mean. Like where did “monkey in a barrel come from” or “let the cat out of the bag”? In the first place nobody should be putting a cat in a bag in the first place. And then there’s odd names for items such a prairie strawberries Continue Reading

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