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BEST FOOD ON THE ROAD … #1 LANGE’S CAFE PIPESTONE MN

  Why would a cafe stay open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for over 55 years?   They lost the keys to the place. Well, not exactly….When the Lange twin brothers remodeled their cafe in 1961 they dropped…

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MAYOWOOD – HOME TO 3 GENERATIONS OF THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS SURGEONS

It all began in 1863 when Dr. William W. Mayo arrived in Rochester MN.  He was invited to Rochester to be an examining surgeon for men being inducted into the Northern Army serving in the Civil War.  The history of…

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POETRY ACROSS THE LAND……100 YEARS OF NATIONAL PARKS

Spread across the United States are 58 National Parks and on August 25, 2016 the National Park System turns 100 years old. The beauty found in America’s parks have inspired people of all ages to portray them through poetry.  …

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BEYOND THE LENS

Whether I am on a little trip, running errands, attending the grand kids activities or just hanging out I always carry a camera. Since I retired and started writing again I seem to be more in tune with my surroundings…

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LANDSCAPE ARTIST CHARLOTTE SCHULD CAPTURES THE BEAUTY OF MINNESOTA AND THE WORLD

It is said that the Arts are what make us human. The artists express their feelings through their paintings. The observer is stimulated by what they see and this conjures up emotions within them. When studying a beautiful painting, there…

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TRIPPING THROUGH MINNESOTA’S PAST FOR UNDER $100

Tripping through Minnesota can be just as exciting, fun and educational as traveling through Europe, and the cost to fun ratio is certainly a lot easier on the wallet.  It is just human nature to plan trips to other parts of…

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80 LEATHER HIDES EQUAL WORLD’S LARGEST BOOT

In 1905 Red Wing, Minnesota shoe salesman Charles Beckman and 14 investors embarked on developing work shoes that were comfortable, durable and safe for workers engaged in the demanding mining, logging and farming industries. He called the company Red Wing…

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HOBGOBLIN – WHERE CELTIC MEETS ROOTS

If you have ever taken a ride on Highway 19 near Red Wing, Minnesota you may have noticed the big barn.  Nothing unusual about that because this is farm country and big barns are everywhere, but this one is different. …

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SNOWBIRDS II – CALIFORNIA BOUND DAY ONE

I really had good intentions when I indicated I would tell you what one should do before leaving home for an extended period of time; and what to pack for 3 seasons/3 months.  Unfortunately, I was not taking into consideration…

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SNOW BIRD II – PREPARATION

Today –  December 26th – begins the process of preparing to spend two and a half months trading snow and cold for sand and sun.  This is definitely not a “little” trip at 2300 miles one way, but within any…

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