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Acorns, lazy squirrels & protective headgear!

Between Weds & today I have raked & picked up four of these H*me D*pot buckets of acorns.  We didn't have hardly any the last two years & I guess this year the oaks are making up for it!

It is dangerous to sit on our deck without protective headgear!

Last night I got a little over zealous while charringbrowning the meat & managed to set the grill on fire.  I took the meat off & turned off the burners hoping the fire would burn itself out.  When I came back outside the roast was covered in acorns.........instant "roughage"!

Every time the wind blows it sounds like a hail storm!

Why do I get this feeling those squirrels are sitting in the tree laughing at me because I am doing all their work for them?


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Round Lake Village

Every time we go to Round Lake we wander down streets we've never seen before
A little people house
This garden was gorgeous
Look if you buy this house you definitely need to get along with your neighbors!
This house is even smaller & comes with a golf cart
This house really fascinated me
That stonework is incredible
They need to make it a little more welcoming

They are still working on my house

I would love to see the inside.......I hope they plan on selling it & then I can go to an open house
"Mama I have flyaway ears again today!"

Love Val