Original Elf on A Shelf Before It Was Popular

The Elf on a Shelf Craze The Elf on A Shelf craze seems to be everywhere, but Santa’s little helper isn’t new. My grandmother gave me a small knee hugger elf to hang on the tree in the 1960’s, it Read More …

Celebrating Independence Day in Small Town America

Across the United States millions of Americans are celebrating Independence Day with parades, picnics, barbecues and fireworks. The town of Murdock Nebraska is no different. However, our story is a little unique because you see it is a village of Read More …

Day 222/365: Ding, Ding, Ding, It’s the Ice Cream Truck

The ding, ding ding, of the ice cream truck brings children young and young into the summer streets. It’s a rite of summer and a rite of childhood, no matter how old. Read More …

Day 175/365: Memorial Day, Small Town Style

A small rural Nebraska town celebrates their 125th birthday at the start of the Memorial Day weekend with a town barbeque. Read More …

Day 84/365: Look Out It’s a Pink Pig

It’s a giant pink inflatable pig! He lives in my living room and is used as a bouncy chair, similar to how an large 3 foot exercise ball is used. Not for exercise, but to sit on. This carnival prize Read More …

Day 23/365: Ice Skating

I’m an ice skating purist, I only like skating outside in the cold winter air. But I do like the prepared surface of an indoor rink, this park merges the benefits of outdoor and indoor skating together. Read More …