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Pop Fly and Baseball

Posted by Alicia Rehmert on

Hi Folks, One warm evening this past week before the lightening bugs came out for the night, I looked out the window from our farmhouse while finishing up paperwork at my desk.  My boys were taking baseball batting practice in the yard.  Todd was pitching and our daughter, Fallon who was visiting had joined in too. I shut the computer down for the night and took a cup of our Hazelnut Crème coffee outside with me to sit in the rocking chair, relax and watch my family for a little while.  It wasn’t long before one of the boys said,...

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Turtles on the Highway

Posted by Alicia Rehmert on

Turtles crossing the highway….a frequent sight at this time of the year here in the Ozarks. Every time I see one it takes me back to memories when I was a kid of the annual VFW picnic in June.  First my brothers and I would search the back roads a couple of days before the picnic, each find what looked to be the fastest turtle alive, take them home to their own special cardboard boxes filled with grass, feed them with lettuce to give them plenty of energy, and hope they didn't escape in the backyard in the middle of the night....

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