Tag Archives: fun

#93: Learn to play craps

I was supposed to go kayaking today.  (See #11 on my 101 list).  However, Ma Nature had other ideas.  By noon the outdoor temperature was a mere 63 degrees (F), the air was windy, and the ground was wet from … Continue reading

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A corny joke

So I’m sitting at my in-laws house on a lazy Friday afternoon, catching up on emails, when I discover that I had failed to read a blog post from one of my writing buddies when it (the post) arrived in my … Continue reading

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#12: Try letterboxing

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know that volunteering is an important part of my life.  From 2010-2012 I spent Friday mornings in a second grade classroom where I tutored individual students for 90 minutes, … Continue reading

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Help Not Wanted

I am over halfway through a two-month-long hospice volunteer training program.  This evening I attended session #5, where one of the tasks each person in our group needed to complete was to receive (then pass) a tuberculosis test.  The volunteer coordinator … Continue reading

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Beyond 101: Attend a Seder

I don’t know a lot about religion. I was raised Christian, and received very basic education about the Bible. From what little I read, in the Old Testament God seemed to be a very angry, vengeful force; it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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The dramedy of caring for a dog

Today as I was getting ready to take the puppies for their morning walk, I noticed that the box of poop bags had instructions on them.  For over a year (not to mention during the five years we had our … Continue reading

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#38: Visit the American Swedish Institute (a Minnesota Historic Site)

For the past several years, all the adults on my husband’s side of our family have opted to follow a name exchange program to facilitate Christmas gift-giving.  For 2012 my husband’s younger brother drew my name, and consulted my husband … Continue reading

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