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Here at MouseInMyPocket, I’m always trying to decide what topics to write about.  I have a bit of erratic personality – so I tend to write posts about lots of different topics.  That’s everything from agriculture to crafting, from food to fashion, to the adventures in my daily life.  For those of you that read…

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Springtime Flowers

Yesterday was the first day of spring, and 80 degrees, so I no longer feel bad about the fact that I spent my Sunday doing a little gardening. The first thing I did was take a trip into town.  I needed some new pots and I wanted to pick up a few seeds before they…

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A Night at the Opry

Matt and I drove down to Nashville on Saturday to see our friend, Mark Lathom guest announce at the Grand Ole Opry.  It’s was WRAY Night at the Grand Ole Opry again, which meant that one of the announcers from the station got a chance to guest announce.  It was my 3rd trip to the…

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I can start the flower garden, right?

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post – this beautiful weather makes me want to start my garden.  I’m pretty sure that it’s a bit early for my veggie garden, but it’s not too early for the flower garden is it?  I’ve already noticed a few green shoots popping up from my lilies along the parking…

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Time to Garden?

The last 2 days have been beautiful here in Southern Indiana. It’s been a balmy 70 degrees with bright sunny skies. I’m sure it will get chilly again. After all, the middle of March is a little early for this weather. But it does have me thinking about my garden. Well… gardens, really. I’d like…

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My Funny Bone Still Hurts

Last weekend (March 9th, 10th and 11th) was the Gibson County Theatre Company’s production of The Foreigner.  As a member of the board, even though I wasn’t acting or a member of the production team, the show’s director (and our fearless leader) Fred, kept me busy.  I did (almost) all the artwork and marketing for…

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GCAMA’s Annual NATPA Pull

Last weekend was GCAMA’s Annual NATPA Pull.  Wow!  That’s a lot of acronyms – but it’s much faster than saying Gibson County Antique Machinery Association’s Annual National Antique Tractor Puller’s Association Pull.   We host our NATPA sanctioned pull each February. Each year since the building was completed, the club has hosted their pulls inside the…

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Fashion Friday – These Boots are Made for Walking

This is a special edition of Fashion Friday.  Today, we’re going to talk about boots.  Why boots?  Because boots aren’t just for keeping out the winter weather, they are for work, fun, and even fashion. I own quite a few pairs of boots myself. Everyday Boots I have a brown pair of riding boots from…

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Spinning a Yarn

The 7th and final chapter in our book, Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life is entitled Spinning a Yarn.  This chapter of the book covers: Carding and spinning yarn Natural dyes How to make a flower press How to make a corn husk doll Making rag rugs Making candles Quilt patterns…

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