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On the Border Life on the Stringam Family Ranches in the 50s and 60s

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On the Border · 2W ago

Leaving Home...

Firstly, Happy New Year!I'm so sorry for my absence over the past couple of weeks. I've been quite ill and not up to much.Secondly, Husby is taking me away for a few weeks to see if we can f...
On the Border · 3W ago

Rabbit Duck Turtle

I used to sew most of my children’s clothes.Especially their blue jeans.Let’s face it. When one’s son wears a 28 waist and a 38 inseam, you learn how.Out of desperation.Now any of you blue j...
On the Border · 3W ago

Bunked

Just add child...I just woke up from a fair night’s sleep. For me ‘fair’ is as good as it gets.And I know because, once, I had a fantastic sleep. The best sleep of my life. It happened when ...
On the Border · 3W ago

The Year That Santa Retired

“I’m too old for this,” sighed Santa, as he finished work that day,“I have a pain here in my back that will not go away.My eyes are tired, my feet are sore, my head is pounding so,I fear its...
On the Border · 4W ago

The Other Side

By Christmas Eve request, My Women's Night Before Christmas. With apologies to Clement Clarke Moore . . .On the night before Christmas, long hours aheadThe toddler awake, I’d just got her to...
On the Border · 4W ago

Daddy's Footsteps

Today and Tomorrow, I'm reprising some of my most popular posts.Some you may remember.All are true! :)My HeroDecember. My four-year-old mind was a haze,I’d been locked in the house as it sno...
On the Border · 4W ago

Meat Mystery

Mmmmmm . . .Every family has traditions at Christmas.Some are fun.Some funny.Some weird.Our family has several that fit into this last category.One is Christmas stockings.Okay, yes, I know t...
On the Border · 1M ago

Holding the Reindeer

He came!!!The Stringam ranch was far out in the country.Far out.But Santa still managed to find it.In fact, it was probably one of his first stops because he showed up even before the kids h...
On the Border · 1M ago

TeeTOTALed

The truth behind the beard...Husby and I come from a long line of designated drivers.Generations of teetotalers.It works for us . . .Husby also spends the month leading up to Christmas dress...
On the Border · 1M ago

Santa's Fourth Report Card

Santa and I are in the midst of 'Santa and Mrs.' season.So I've decided to re-share Santa's reports from past years. Just because these experiences are soooo precious! Last year...Santa's Re...