Country Rules

Kandi Country Living, lessons learned, Minnesota, Music Man, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Country living has its perks.  Clean air, room to run around, old fashioned values, friendly neighbors…  Well, some neighbors. This past week Music Man and I were up late as usual (we are total night owls), and heard a loud BAM BAM BAM.  Music Man jumped up and ran to the window.  I yelled “get the light!”.  Music Man was …

Stepping Stones Community Walk

Kandi faith, God's grace, Minnesota 0 Comments

This past weekend my family and I had the pleasure of participating in a community event supporting young women who have chosen to have babies (instead of having an abortion) or just mommas who need a little extra support.  Many girls who find themselves with a surprise pregnancy without support don’t have many good options at their disposal.  Many conservative …

Longing for Home

Kandi California, emotional roller coaster, friendship, Minnesota 0 Comments

Perhaps its because its already mid August, which means summer is nearly over.  Perhaps its because Music Man is diving back into work with gusto.  Perhaps its due to the gloomy rainy day. Whatever the reason, I’ve been feeling homesick lately. I have been battling this nagging feeling for a while now.  I realize that what I’m feeling isn’t so …

Country Fair (part 3)

Kandi Minnesota, Music Man, Uncategorized 0 Comments

A funny thing can happen when you re-enter your hometown, or in this case your home state.  You begin to recognize familiar faces.  Going to the local fair was no exception. Country and State Fairs generally have good bands and good entertainment.  Looking at the line up of bands playing, of course Music Man recognizes not just one, but several …

When in Rome…

Kandi Minnesota 0 Comments

Splitting my time between 2 states makes for very interesting sports mania.  Oh who am I kidding?  There is no mania.  I don’t watch ANY professional or college sports.  But other people do and expect you to do so as well.  So I might as well make some sort of effort. So after much consideration (like 5 minutes) here is …

The 4th for freedom

Kandi Minnesota 0 Comments

Living here out in the country and feeling like you are starting over can be a bit depressing actually.  Luckily this summer has been quite a different experience.  Last year we barely knew anyone and this year we are making a community of friends.   After several conversations of “oh your not doing anything either?” we decided to host a …