Happy Campers!

It’s almost that time of year for “Happy Campers”! Most of our camping trips have created the best memories and lots of laughs. Leaking campers, poison ivy, wild animals, swimmers itch... you name it! I remember when the the Foss family went camping and had the most miserable night of there life....

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American Harvest

"American Harvest"  It may be winter but my mind drifts to fall.  One of our favorite things to do is to drive around in the evening and see the farmers ending what I am sure is a long and tiring day.   It brings back memories hearing the equipment late in to the evening harvesting beans and peak...

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Everything's Coming Up Roses!

I have always admired a well-manicured garden.  A few that come to mind are the flowers at Spooner Golf Course,City Park and the lady who used  spelled her last name on the side of a hill on Elm Street in a colorful displayl for all to enjoy.

I wondered "what if" something goes array...an...

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The Great Barnyard Escape

Now I may not have grown up on a farm but I have had my share of chasing  animals! .  "The Great Barnyard Escape"  was inspired from a call many years ago when I was working patrol.  A number of cattle and horses had escaped from the fairgrounds pens during the Rodeo.  Several animals  crossed th...

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Lakeside Retreat

We all need a little retreat now and then and this is where I go, if even in my mind.  I was inspired to paint Lakeside Retreat after taking an evening pontoon ride with Jill's parents around Spooner Lake. What a beautiful area this is and so thankful to call it home.   I can understand why so ma...

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