silence ~

We went fishing the other day.

We didn't catch a thing; but we sure did enjoy the silence.

Dead silence ... it was so calm out ... not a ripple on the water except for the little ripples made from our bobber on the end of our line.

The only other noise was our soft chatter back and forth. We found ourselves almost whispering to each other, as not to interrupt the silence.

Serenity and reflections.  What a peaceful, quiet evening.

Dear Hubby said, "Isn't this nice?"  
I couldn't agree with him more!

Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.


yum ~

Little Miss B. and the pickle ...

Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.


wait ~

They say if you don't like the weather in Wisconsin ... wait 5 minutes ... it'll change!

Yesterday our snow was gone ... you could finally see the grass ... then we wake this morning to another 'dusting' of snow.

Looking out my window ...

Trapperman Slim even shoveled for me this morning before leaving to check the trapline ... which he or Sam does daily; besides putting in their 12 hour shifts at work.

Yesterday I rode along with him on his trap line.  He has about a 100 mile line out this spring for the pesky beaver that keep flooding over the roads.  Believe me ... it's a rough ride over some pretty muddy roads!

Here's a few pics from the day .... (sorry for the photo overload)

Lovin' Slim's reflection in the calm waters on this one:

 ... another flooded over road ...

 I'm always looking at rocks ... I wish I was strong enough to load this one into the truck ... it would look awesome in my flower bed :)

 ~ wild rose hips ... G'm used to make tea out them.

 ~this isn't even a bad muddy spot ... but average of what the roads look like.  I can only imagine what they look like today after all the snow last night.

~ another rock I would love to bring home ~

yes... 100 miles of roads like this ...

 This is the smoothest road of the whole trip ... about 10 miles like this.

My pooped out trapperman ...

I know the townships appreciate his trapping efforts to help keep the beaver population in control in these areas ... it save's them thousands of dollars in road repairs each year ... just from having to haul in their heavy equipment to replace culverts alone.

Slim has a sit down job at the paper mill monitoring computers all day and he really enjoys getting out in the spring and fall to trap.  He says he does it for the exercise.  By the looks of his belly ... I tease ... he needs to do it more often! LOL

I should talk!!!

Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.


GrandLoves ~

Hello there all my cyberspace friends and family ... it's been awhile since I've posted on my blog.  I figured I better check in and see if this thing still works.

Truth be told.... I was so frustrated with it because of the amount of spam comments I was getting on it that I put it on the back burner for a bit.  I hope those nasty spammers are through with me.  I can't figure our why they would want to target my site in the first place ... because it's not like I have a million followers or anything.  Cyber creeps... that's what they are.

Well... enough about that subject!

We have a new addition to the family .... little Ryker ... making Slim and I GREAT Grandparents!  I always thought we were great grandparents ... but now we officially have the title :)

Here's  Ryker with his momma (our oldest GrandLove) Amanda ~ already 2 months old ... he's a very happy, smiley little guy.

Our GrandLove Blake ... not only is an aunt already ... but she too just had her 1st birthday.

Brooke got her temps and is driving now ...

... and is such a wonderful big sister.

Bailey is sad to see the snow go ...

... and is anxiously awaiting summer and bubbles.

We truly are blessed.

Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.