Author Archives: Essie

My Last Post

Tweet Well, here it is.  The last post of my little blog. It started in 2008.  We were in Walker, MN.  Since then, we moved to Marion, WI, and then to Anoka, MN.  Our family has grown- from three little … Continue reading

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It was just a rump roast

Tweet In the past year and a half or so I’ve learned a lot about grief. Losing both my parents with in just over a year will do that to you. Grief, as I’ve learned, is……excuse my language but this … Continue reading

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Year in review

Tweet Well, it’s here, the last day of 2015.  And what a year it’s been. Here’s some highlights of 2015 for the Burns family: JANUARY: Moved my dad from Minnesota to Wisconsin FEBRUARY: Dan received a call from St. Paul’s … Continue reading

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All is calm

Tweet When I worked at the library I worked 40 hours a week, and was off every weekend.  I enjoyed my job, I liked being off on the weekends.  I had time to enjoy with my kids and my husband. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Meetings

Tweet One of the things I’ve enjoyed most about being back in Minnesota is my relationship with my sister-in-law, Angie.  We are married to brothers, and our girls are only 5 months apart in age.  The girls are besties, and … Continue reading

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Because a computer should have an I key

Tweet Yesterday was my day off.  Usually on my day off, Dan and I meet for lunch.  It’s a nice time for us to sit and talk without the kids interrupting, and we usually eat somewhere yummy that the kids … Continue reading

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Some friendly reminders for your Christmas season

Tweet You know what? Working in retail during the Christmas season is not for the weak. Ive learned some things the past couple weeks, and I thought I’d pass the knowledge on to you.  Please remember that the cashiers that … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle again

Tweet So much has happened.  We moved to Minnesota. My dad moved to Minnesota as well. The kids started school, then finished for the summer. Dan settled into his new church and I settled into my new job at Target. … Continue reading

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Closing a book

Tweet Today is my last day as Children’s Librarian at Marion Public Library.  This is the part that makes me sad. When we moved here almost seven years ago, the library was the first place I visited.  I stopped in … Continue reading

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To Grammar!

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