Winter in Nebraska

Winter in Nebraska. We woke up to about 6″ of snow. The tree in our back yard frames the snow fall. Those that forecast the weather tell us it will be in the 60’s before the week is out. Sounds good to me. This tree started as a school project. The tree marks the passage… Continue reading Winter in Nebraska

Honored by Sadlier

During the 2013 NCCL meeting in Cleveland I received the 2013 F. Sadlier Dinger Award. I received the award as part of the Sadlier dinner. Each year the William H. Sadlier publishing company puts on a dinner for those attending NCCL’s annual meeting. The award is give following the awardee’s introduction by the cadre of… Continue reading Honored by Sadlier

Mike Carotta Receives Emmaus Award

I have to post this video of Mike Carotta’s response to receiving the Emaus Award at the 2012 NCEA Conference. Mike and I go way back and this video is quintessentially Mike. His enthusiasm, energy and insights are all captured in this short video. Congratulations Mike this award is well deserved as Mike’s work in… Continue reading Mike Carotta Receives Emmaus Award

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Charles Participates in SRAM pART Projet

An Interview with my brother Charles Kurre, one of the SRAM pART Project artists in support of World Bicycle Relief programs. Visit his blot “it happens every tuesday” here.

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All Hallow’s Eve Fun

Halloween fun with pets. Both Jessica and Beth forwarded us Halloween pictures of their pets in celebration of this holiday.

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October Snow

The call from the NP “Code Red” service (reverse 911) woke me this morning with information on a snow emergency. When I went to bed last night, after a very lively open mic, I didn’t expect the 6 – 10 inches we seem to have on the ground. Our thermometer shows 19 degrees here on… Continue reading October Snow

Recovering From the Big Wind

This is a picture of our garage after the big wind blew through on June 26, 2009. The picture shows the damage caused by the tree the wind pushed over. The picture below is the progress that has been made in repairing the damage. It is a slow process.

Something I Noticed

I noticed today that change came to the office supply of bathroom tissue. Our bathroom tissue dispenser is an industrial type that locks the roll. Someone had replaced a role and I noticed the new role did not fit in the dispenser. So what happened? The role is smaller. The role on the right is… Continue reading Something I Noticed