Tag: Photos

Grand Champion Heirloom Garden Seeds

I encourage my children to enter things in the St Louis County Fair here in Chisholm Minnesota.  This year my girls each won $76 dollars in prize money.   Big sister won Jr Grand Champion in the art division for a scratch art picture she did.  Marietjie won Grand Champion in the agricultural division for our turk turban squash we grew here at Garden Seeds.  The Fair holds a youth Mr or Mrs Potato Head contest Read More …

Pictures of Garden Seeds’ Property

Garden Seeds’ property is on Countryside Lane which is a half mile long deadend road in Balkan Township in Northern Minnesota.  Standing in the road by our garden looking east you see where the road ends at our neighbor’s gate in the picture above.  Looking west you get the picture below. Most days the only people that drive by are the mail man and the neighbor, so Marietjie rides her bike in the road back Read More …

Marietjie’s Pictures at Garden Seeds

The pictures in this post were taken by Basswoods’ little sister Marietjie.  She is nine years old and loves taking pictures with one of Basswoods’ old cameras.   The picture above is of the entrance to Garden Seeds private drive to the back of our property. This picture is of our dog Binti and myself.  She used to be brown but now she is 12 years old and she is turning blonde.   On our walk Read More …

Encouragement Prepares One for Life

I believe a parent’s job is to prepare his children to face the challenges in live. Too often we as parents try to mold our children to be like us.  We want them to excel in the things that we enjoy.  We even want them to see things the way we see them.  Basswood wants to see the world.  He has a lot more courage then I do.  I am afraid to meet people from Read More …

Merry Christmas

I want to wish you all a Merry Christmas. I hope you find the love and joy this day is supposed to bring. Basswood posted the picture of the “snowman” this morning in his Christmas wishes.  He also said, “Feliz navidad.” I saw the picture below  this morning and it made me miss Basswood. He doesn’t like to go anywhere with shoes on. Before he left for Mexico this year it snowed a couple of Read More …

Croatia

These are a few pictures from my hitchhiking trip through the Balkans in January 2014. Sorry, there are a lot of pictures and this takes a while to load.  (Note: this post was put up by Basswood.)