Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

My 3-year old daughter is a caretaker. She takes care of her stuffed animals and our pets and other people’s pets. Sometimes she takes care of me and once in awhile her brother (though she’s usually bossing him around). What she really enjoys taking care of, though, are worms and bugs. I don’t get it, …

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 Sometimes my dad writes little stories about growing up. That’s when I realize I must have got the storytelling bug from him. This is something he shared this week on Facebook. Story, photos and captions by Ronnie Robinson. ”Windy, Your Ears Are Freezing” It was a calm but frosty minus zero morning; one of those …

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They carried the star up the steep, snow covered hill because the truck’s tires spun and sent the hunk of metal skittering sideways toward the old dirt road. In the end they left the truck in the field and slid the star, made of wood and strands of Christmas lights off the roof. Their breath …

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The weekends are often reserved for time with my parents and sometimes my dad takes the kids out to help him with chores.  This weekend he wanted to dig up gladiolus bulbs from this summer so he can use them again to plant in his garden next year. My youngest was determined to use the …

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My dad had surgery on his wrist recently, limiting what he can do around the house and in his yard. Not being able to clean or mow the lawn or take care of his truck is hard for him because he’s always busy. Last weekend our family drove to his house to try to help …

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