Tag Archives: small town life

All Things Chokecherry

February isn’t the time of year you think about preserving or canning food products, at least in most parts of the country. However it is a time when many folks are enjoying them. My sister back in North Dakota, knowing … Continue reading

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Fatty Fatty Two By Four

When I was thinking of a title for this blog post, Fatty Fatty Two By Four was what first came to mind. I thought the rest that followed was couldn’t get through the kitchen door, but when I googled it … Continue reading

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Why? Why Not Minot

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a few years now. Why? Because I am intrigued and a little perplexed why people keep visiting a post I wrote more than five years ago called “Why Not Minot”  At the time, … Continue reading

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Blog Year in Review

Greetings from CA blog readers, that is if there are still any of you left out in the blogosphere still reading my blog, since I haven’t posted anything new in six months. Overall, life in California is good. And here … Continue reading

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An Ode

One of my Devils Lake Central High School Class of 79 classmates, Brad Blazer, recently passed away after a hard fought battle with cancer. The day one of my other classmates, Roger – one of Brad’s very close friends – … Continue reading

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Young Love Leads to a Starr Christmas Wedding

Happy Holidays Blog Readers! I wrote this story for the newspaper for this week’s Dec. 24th edition. I got the idea for the story on a Facebook page called the History of Brush (Colorado). I have been profiling historic buildings … Continue reading

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Lasagna Heaven

This column appeared in a recent edition of the Devils Lake Journal newspaper in my hometown of Devils Lake, North Dakota. Since I started writing this column, I have written a lot about recipes and foods I enjoy that have … Continue reading

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