When We Were Renters

Some day whole houses will be made of plastic.

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Do Not Wait! Interview Your Elders

A woman born c. 1900 tells about her life on a farm as a young woman to a journalist who uses the Dennis Tedlock method of transcribing audio taped stories to capture a voice.

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The Gangster in Our Class

 

Thursday, February 7, 2013

It was understood the lanky kid who joined our 8th grade class late in 1950 was the errand boy for Ralph Capone. I am not sure the source was reliable. Nonetheless, he acted different than the other boys who regularly misbehaved. Laid back in his small desk, legs stretched

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NevaeH Boutique Heaven

Okay – I admit it. I didn’t catch on to the name of this boutique until long after I had distributed my Christmas presents purchased there, and was in need of a black hat like the berry-colored one I ordered from this wonderful women artists’ gallery.

I happened to be there the first day they

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75 out of 405 not a bad turnout at 55th.

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS…

From Saint Paul to Wausau and back I crossed a dozen rivers flowing full with water. You can’t imagine how exciting that can be unless you live in the desert West, where “river” means “dry gulch except during monsoon season.” I think it was the Black River that was particularly inviting. It

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