Author Archives: Tar-Buns @ Here and ThereSa

About Tar-Buns @ Here and ThereSa

This is my Green Acres Life - somewhere over the rainbow.

Palpable Dread – I May Lose My Job

The possibility of losing my teaching job has been on the back burner for some years now.  This year, it is very real.  And suddenly, it could be me.  We will know our fate in June, after the students are … Continue reading

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Angels Wings? Image On A Window

I took some awesome but haunting photos a few weeks back and thought I’d share them with you.  It was the day we returned from our fabulous trip to Maine.  We were unloading the car, surveying the yard, and in … Continue reading

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ArtPrize Lust…

Check out this ‘eye-catching’ mosaic from 2011 ArtPrize. I have always loved art, in its many forms.  In the past few years, I’ve discovered this beautiful, inside-outside art show in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  My sister MK lives close to GR … Continue reading

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The USS Edson Arrived in Bay City, MI

Last month I wrote about the arrival of a decommissioned naval destroyer to Bay City, Michigan.   https://hereandtheresa.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/the-uss-edson-is-almost-home/ It will become the flagship presence for the Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, located off Lake Huron, through the Saginaw Bay and into … Continue reading

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Maine, How I Love Ya…

My husband and I went on a late summer road trip to Maine two weeks ago.  We had a FANTASTIC trip! Maine is so beautiful. We rented a cottage in Bass Harbor on the island of Mt. Desert, Maine.  There … Continue reading

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T-Minus 14 Hours to Lift-Off

We’re in countdown mode.  Scurrying here and there, getting those To-Do list items crossed off.  Paid the bills, balanced the checkbook (so I know how much I can spend), full gas tank, dog-sitter all set, mini-pedicure, and now the dirty … Continue reading

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Dear Stephen King, I’m Coming to Maine! Care for a cup of Java? My Treat!

(Shh! I know it’s a long shot, I’ve got less than a zero chance of getting this wish fulfilled, yet I must, at least, ask. Quiet now…) Hello, Mr. Stephen King? I am a big fan of your writing.  I … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Lobster – We’re Off To Maine!

Thank you to all who shared their pearls of wisdom about where to go in Maine!(doesn’t a big, steamy, fresh lobster smothered in hot butter sound good about now?  Hmmm?) My husband and I are heading to Maine for a … Continue reading

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On The Road Again, Destination Maine!

My husband and I are planning a trip to Maine, VERY soon.  This is a somewhat last minute “end of summer” idea and we’re limited to 9 days going and coming.  We’ll road trip from MI down to I-80, then … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Pegoleg!!! :)

Today we pay tribute to Pegoleg because,  it’s her birthday! Yeah! Woo hoo! Congratulations, Peg on your 39th birthday (again).  Here’s your bloggy-birthday greeting! (Cue “We are family,…. I got all my sisters with me – Sister Sledge)! I have … Continue reading

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