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Did I Turn Off the Coffee Pot?

Growing up, anytime we left the house for a vacation my mom ALWAYS asked us “did I turn off the coffee pot?” While I don’t suffer from this nagging question – I did inherit my mom’s forgetfulness and over the …

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Afternoon Grazing

These horses were taking advantage of the clear beautiful day, grazing in a field around Woodbine, Ill. (near Galena). It  was such a beautiful, picturesque scene that I had to stop and take a few pictures. This photo often reminds me …