About the Book

A collection of my blog posts written from 2008 through 2012. These are posts about life in general, life on the "rez" and random thoughts that I felt would be of interest to future generations of my family. The blog was born of my interest in genealogy and wanting to know a bit more about my ancestors than what is written in the few records we have.

About the Editor

Mildred R Holmes
Mildred R Holmes

Mildred R Holmes, aka Niiganabiik, was born and raised on the rez. Interests include beading, reading and history.

Table of Contents

  • July 2008
  • Short Introduction
  • Elections
  • August 2008
  • Friday, Free Day
  • Doing Beadwork Patterns
  • Efficient use of time
  • September 2008
  • Random Thoughts for today
  • June 2010
  • Beadwork thoughts
  • Father’s Day 2010
  • June 2011
  • 11 June 2011 Getting to be Annual Blogpost time
  • Changing habits
  • Unfinished Business
  • Only take what you can eat
  • Carol’s Little World: How to Make Your Very Own Movie
  • Relaxation sure helps knock stress levels down.
  • Drums in my heart
  • Magic Music
  • When all else fails- read the directions
  • Minions of the Darkside
  • Change from within and without
  • Beliefs, Values, Traditions
  • Being true to Oneself
  • Walk in the Dark
  • July 2011
  • Posting Blogs - News or Views
  • Fiction Writing and Other Oddities: What’s it worth to you?
  • Random thoughts {can’t settle down to focus}
  • Fireworks, parades and feasts
  • Another day surfing
  • Getting a library {Kindle figured out}
  • Of black holes, brownies and other things
  • The Road
  • Devising a plan of sorts
  • Goodness Gracious or Eureka
  • Welsh Rarebit anyone?
  • Waiting
  • Transitions {or check your emails.}
  • Musings from the writer within
  • Thunderstorms
  • On becoming an Elder
  • Childhood dream
  • Surfing and madmares
  • Blue clear sky
  • August 2011
  • Camp Nanowrimo and Birthday
  • Guest Blogger - My father
  • Lesson Learned or Image needs polishing
  • A Few Words from my father:
  • I thought computers made life easier
  • Halfway to Nikes
  • Tournaments have been held
  • Search for the Latest Interesting News
  • Eagles and Dragons
  • My Eagle/Dragons
  • New Comment options added
  • On the Campaign Trail (teehee)
  • Father’s post for the week
  • September 2011
  • New Look - Sort of
  • Yay! We Did It
  • Ricing time. Yay.
  • First Campaigner Challenge
  • Another post from Father
  • Rest Day
  • Blogger Award
  • A Bit of Adventure
  • October 2011
  • Things happen for a reason
  • Of Goals, Objectives and Gremlins
  • From father
  • Celebrate
  • And we’re off
  • Ahoy Sea Serpent
  • Home at last!
  • Home At Last! Part II
  • Social Interactions
  • From father 10/28
  • November 2011
  • Happenings
  • Happenings Part II
  • From father 11/21
  • On posting at my second favorite haunt
  • Don’t click on the links
  • Trials and Tribulations of the Intrepid ‘Puter Geek
  • December 2011
  • NORAD Tracks Santa is live!
  • Be patient, I tell myself-Father’s post
  • Two shows I enjoyed-Brule and Celtic Thunder
  • New things
  • January 2012
  • Mom’s Birthday
  • May 2012
  • Back on again
  • Zaagi baga Giizis - May
  • Sunday Morning….
  • Rainy Days and Mon…ah..Tuesdays
  • Ghost in New Orleans?
  • June 2012
  • SahGiiBahGah Days 2012
  • Sahgiibahgah continued
  • Some days are tough
  • Second winds
  • Doldrums, old drums and what?
  • Take five, everyone
  • A hair of the dog…
  • Travel, hotels and the net
  • From Father 6262012
  • July 2012
  • Ruminations on life
  • August 2012
  • A bit about nothing in particular
  • Summer’s coming to an end
  • Cadoodles, whatnots and frustrations
  • September 2012
  • Calendars anyone?
  • Coffee, anyone?
  • Monday again, Haahhn
  • Puzzles, doings and ramblings
  • October 2012
  • Fantastical news….
  • Thursday morning chills and thrills
  • Another day in the life
  • November 2012
  • National American Indian Month
  • December 2012
  • Novelling Madness
  • Christmas on the rez
  • Happenings in kitchen

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