Mother Nature's April Fools joke
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Mother Nature's April Fools joke

This may be the first accumulation of snow I can remember on April 1st ever.....and I would know since it's my birthday. This year it was Easter as well, which hasn't happened since 1956.

Chicken diet
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Chicken diet

I'm loading up leftovers from dinner to give to the chickens. Did I mention we have chickens? Yeah, apparently I'm a masochist and don't have enough on my plate.

Secret messages
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Secret messages

When Dad died, I lost my best friend. He was my sounding board and rock. Right after he died I would look for him. I would look for him in the kids and in everyday life, but I also would look for things I had missed ... something I hadn't seen, messages that had been left behind.

10 things to remember if you're a house guest
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10 things to remember if you're a house guest

If you're visiting a friend out of town, especially one who has kids, there are some things to consider. I'm not sure I've always been the best guest, but after lots of visits, visitors and an exceptional friend performance, I've come up with some things ...

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