Lemon Meringue

Lemon Meringue
Thank goodness the sun finally began peeking out from behind the clouds today.  I told a couple from out of town who were closing on a property, "With your arrival as new homeowners to our fair City, you've possibly broken this weather curse we've h … continue reading

Untold Good News

Untold Good News
What in the world are we going to do with all this rain we've been getting?  It seems like a vicious cycle that was created earlier this Spring beginning with all the snow we received in April and May.  People can't even get out in their yards to m … continue reading

Addlepated Ideas

Addlepated Ideas
With the thunder and lightning nearly knocking me out bed last night, I'd say we've been on a wild ride with our weather since April.  Here we are only a day away from the Summer Solstice, and it sure doesn't feel like it's time for the sun to start … continue reading

Unbound Goodness

Unbound Goodness
I didn't even look to see how much rain we received last night, but there was enough to create larger puddles out in the fields. While driving on the edge of town today, I noticed areas of corn damping off due to their roots being saturated with wate … continue reading

Chronic Combative Disorder

Chronic Combative Disorder
Another real estate day in the life of yours truly came and went with a few memorable happenings which have been stored safely away in my "hard drive".  One of the many blessings and curses I have, is that if I'm listening to someone say something t … continue reading

Wishing you All

Wishing you All
The day didn't start out the best after discovering another planned obsolescence item deciding to go kaput not long after its warranty expired.  When I went to buy a new one, the gentleman at the counter asked if I wanted to buy an extended warranty … continue reading

The Cruelest

The Cruelest
The morning hours went pretty fast with several extended appointments I had which turned out to be successful.  The temperatures climbed faster than I would've liked, but at least the wind from the south kept the humidity down.  While looking at th … continue reading

Peaceful Lake Cona Toma

Peaceful Lake Cona Toma
I took part of today off so to get some personal chores done, and glad I did because waiting until the last minute to get time sensitive jobs finished, is not my cup of tea.  I was reminded again how Realtors, no matter where they are, or what they … continue reading

Rubber Duckies

Rubber Duckies
It looks like starting tomorrow, we're going to be bracing for a few days with high heat indexes.  With all the rain we've had, there'll be all that much more humidity.  Several more people mentioned today the unfortunate water seepage in their bas … continue reading

Falling Down

Falling Down
With my suddenly being in need of a water heater today, I discovered our City's merchants are still without them.  The aftermath of our past two storms is reminding me all the more of what took place after The Flood of 2008.  I'm seeing more drivew … continue reading

A Real Eye-Catcher

A Real Eye-Catcher
Thank goodness the light rain we received was not enough to create anymore havoc in North Iowa.  Every day I've been hearing all the more unfortunate end results of those storms.  I was told just today, there were over 50 water heaters sold at one … continue reading