Category: Miscellaneous

During some of my online research to try and find information out about the Schwartz family, I saw a reference to a book titled, “History of Pioneer Valley: The Story of a Century at Sergeant Bluff”. The book was produced and printed locally back in 1954. And, since it seems to have been a very […]
Yesterday, we took a trip to Paullina, Iowa, to visit ND Millwerk Salvage and Sales… I was able to buy two lengths of the bed moulding I’ve been in search of… And two of the upstairs door knobs, along with a door spindle & screws. I would highly recommend ND Mill Werk if you’re looking […]
Just ahead of a strong front, the sky looked insane this morning… Such a creepy color. Looks like something out of a horror movie…
It’s extremely cold today, and there’s a lot of ice crystals in the atmosphere. Because of this, there are really well defined sun dogs and even an upside-down rainbow… Detail of the upside-down rainbow.
Add these to the crazy looking cloud section…
Because we live fairly close to the path of the band of totality, we traveled to Grand Island, Nebraska to witness it. This put us almost directly on the center line of totality. This is just about an hour before totality. Note the sun spots… Going… Going… Going… Going… Less than a minute to go… […]
While retrieving bricks from the old chimney shaft, I noticed there was some items stuffed in the old stove pipe exhaust hole. Looks like a giant wad of paper. When I removed it, it was a bunch of old newspapers… The date on the papers is Friday, April 13, 1956. Cool old movie ads. Ad […]
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