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September 28, 2011

Hard Work – Defined

Last week, I introduced you to a new community — the Hard Work Network.  (You can read more here.)  We are putting ourselves out there to get the hard work done.  What exactly is hard work?  The traditional view involves … Continue reading

September 26, 2011

Puff Pastry and Mission Cherry Jam Turnovers

Puff Pastry Jam Turnovers make a delicious breakfast or a fantastic dessert.  The best part is that they only use a few ingredients. Here’s what you need: 1 sheet of frozen puff pastry Your favorite jam or jelly 1 egg … Continue reading

September 19, 2011

Why Twitter is Perfect for an Introvert Like Me!

Hi, my name is Raun and I’m an introvert.  To get a real idea of how I operate, check out “10 Myths About Introverts” from OwlCityBlog.com.  It describes me to a “T”.  Now that we have the term introvert defined, … Continue reading

September 17, 2011

More About Me And Where I’m Going

I’ve been fighting the urge to bring work and money into this blog, seeing BackyardLifeBlog.com as a respite from that world.  It occurred to me that I’m really more interested in compete satisfaction in life and not just on my … Continue reading

September 16, 2011

Belinda Carlisle — Vacation (The Go-Go’s)

September 12, 2011

Labor Day Weekend Itinerary — UPDATE!

I published this itinerary on Saturday morning of Labor Day weekend, 2011.  We were pretty successful in our pursuits.  Here’s how we did: As a final hurrah to the Summer (hopefully the weather holds out a few more weeks), We … Continue reading

September 9, 2011

Rascal Flatts – Mayberry

September 8, 2011

BackyardLifeBlog.com playlist on Spotify

I recently started using Spotify.com to provide background tunes to my life.  Spotify allows you to stream music to your computer for free.  It’s a notch above Pandora Radio in that you can choose which songs you want to listen … Continue reading

September 5, 2011

Last Day of the Minnesota State Fair and New YouTube Channel

In Minnesota, where we have short summers, we like to take advantage of every opportunity to soak up some sun and get outside and play.  This culminates with the “Great Minnesota Get-together” — the State Fair.  It is one of … Continue reading

September 3, 2011

Labor Day Weekend Itinerary

As a final hurrah to the Summer (hopefully the weather holds out a few more weeks), We are heading to Bayfield, WI to spend the weekend.  Here’s what we plan on doing: Drive on backroads the whole way to see … Continue reading

September 2, 2011

The Beach Boys — Kokomo

September 1, 2011

Hungry Jack Hash Browns

Here’s a new product from Hungry Jack — Dried Hash Browns.  I came across it at the grocery store and didn’t recall seeing it there before.  The first thought that crossed my mind was that this could be an excellent … Continue reading