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5 years ago today, June 22nd 2011, is a day in Minot ND history that will never be forgotten.This is the 5th anniversary of the day the sirens were activated to warn people to get out of their homes before the worst flood in Minot history destroyed 1/4 of the homes in town displacing thousands of...
Aside from the obvious, waking up beside my stunningly beautiful Bride, I'm talking about the first flower in our yard for 2016 (aside from dandelions).I did not plant any flowers at all this year but I have planted poppies in the past and they are very good at volunteering to come back again and...
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend.Said LORD POLONIUS to LAERTES in Shakespeare's Hamlet.I really need to learn to quit volunteering my tools out to friends... and yes exfriends.Having always been know as "Timm the Toolman" (even before Tool Time) friend...
This is the second good week in a row, Things are improving!The chart above is the total MLS activity for the week. This includes ALL types of properties as well as all cities in our MLS. The chart below is very restrictive as explained below.Today there are 266 homes for sale in Minot, ND with 1...
Yes I'm bragging again about the undeserved love I receive as the head of the Timm family. Below are the smaller cards I received that I could scan. The note on the left side of the card says I.O.U. Beef Jerky as that was the treat he wanted to give me but did not get to the store on time.
My stepfather gave me piles of old pictures before he died. I've been making an effort to get through them so I can pass on the ones my siblings may want. This picture brought back many good memories. My mom and Jim lived on the top floor of the Fine Arts Club for several years while my mom manag...
For the 2nd Year in a roll DadFest was a GREAT success. My apologies for not bringing it to your attention until about half an hour prior to closing but now is a good time to put it on your calender for next year.DadFest is the brainchild of Minot's First Assembly Of God in coordination with a lo...
Yesterday we enjoyed a walk through the Roosevelt Park Zoo thanks to our local cable company. My daughter (16 years old) works at the zoo so even she wasn't with us... she was with us. Otters playing under water.In case you can't read the plaque the bottom line really surprised me: "Great horned ...
3,256 Sq' Home with 10 Acres Of High & Dry Land This beautiful home was completed in 2012. Although it has a great open floor plan of the Kitchen, Dining, and Living room area there is plenty of space to "lose" oneself in with the sunny 4 seasons room, the huge family room, or any one of the 4 sp...
Show Us Your HomeAs my entry into the Active Rain contest, Show Us Your Home by Debbie Laity , I made this video of The North Dakota Medal Of Honor Memorial just a block from my house. I recommend muting the sound as I did not do a commentary but a screeming kid added his two cents at the end. Th...