Time is never on sale. Get It While You Can!

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Wicked Rural Homestead

One year ago, I drove across town with the boys in blissful ignorance of what the day would bring.  We were on a mission to find post-Thanksgiving donuts to round-out our holiday gluttony.

As we passed the lake; I saw that it was on the cusp of solidity, a magical phase that only lasts a few days.  “You guys want to stop and try to break the lake ice?”

“Yahhh!!!!”

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A few minutes later we parked, donuts in hand and began a simple activity that could consume our entire day if we let it.

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There are no rules, expect to make sure everyone is out of the way of your attempts.  We used stones.

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And sticks.

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I supervised and walked the shore looking at all the little frozen moments in time.  Absently thinking my dad would get a kick out of them and I should take pictures for him.

He loved bearing witness to nature’s fleeting singularities.  Experiences that you have to seek out or seize when…

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