Beach to Prairie

A Bajan Living in North Dakota

Summer Days 2017

We started the summer once again with  the Pekin Days Art Show.  This year was just as wonderful as ever. Another one of the summer undertakings was our garden. We love having Little J in the garden at least long enough to know where his food comes from. Hope he’s learning.

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Warming Up to Change

The grass is beginning to take on that lovely green hue. Canadian Geese and Snow Geese are making their way to our fields. It's warming up some and we are all getting outdoors more. Things are changing in our lives too. For one I have changed occupations. I enjoyed...

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Getting outdoors for the New Year!

We have another weekend of snow here in North Dakota and I'm once more in awe of my surroundings.  Warm and comfortable indoors, I find myself admiring the falling snow against the strong browns of the trees. It was a beautiful winter day yesterday too. After a...

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Christmas Holiday 2016

This December I become a United States Citizen and took my husband's last name. When we married thirteen years ago my aim was to become an actress so I thought I'd keep my last name. But now I'm a mother, I found I wanted the same last name as my son. When I became a...

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Happy 50th Independence Day Barbados

Though I was born in Birmingham England, Barbados is where I lived from just six months of age. It's home to me. I have chosen to build a life here in the United States but not out of any loss of love for my home in Barbados. It would be remiss of me then not to take...

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Giving Thanks

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October Highlights and Horrors

October was not my favorite month this year. Monsters and ghouls were not the scariest things in our month - that honor goes to tonsillitis, sinuses and colds. Our entire household is still a bit of a sniffling chorus. Thankfully we all seem on the road to recovery...

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Bye Summer, Looking forward to Fall

Summer is almost over! It is September already, kids are in school and the stores are promoting Halloween. Craziness right? Well since August flew by I'll fill you in on exactly what has happened here in the Beach to Prairie home. Though I'm still working part-time...

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Summer Prairie Fun 2016

I have some down time from work for a while I thought I'd fill you in on our summer goings on here. Regardless of the day-to-day (more mundane) realities of life we have managed to carve out some really special family time this summer.  I'm happy to share some of...

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Happy Summer! Let’s catch up.

It's been way too long so let's get caught up. After Mother's day life just became so incredibly busy as lots of spring and summer activities commenced. Little J is doing well and finding his voice.  He's still a bit behind with his word development but he's...

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Hurricane Maria’s effect in the Caribbean

This is a bit outside of my usual writing style but I could not go by without reaching out and giving some love to my neighbors in the Caribbean. When I was growing up in Barbados there were occasions when we were under threat of hurricanes. However, my memories of...

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