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Return to Otter Tail County

Originally posted on Tales From a Rural Life:
Hello! Welcome to my new Blog! I’ve thought about writing a blog for several years, and am finally about to begin. But first, let me go back fifteen years to explain where…

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ODE TO ODIN

  “With the mild winter we had, everything got started earlier including the growth of the fungi,” said Keith Stafford, Fergus Falls city forester. My heart plummeted and I have been fretful all day since reading those words in the … Continue reading

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FAIRY FOREST?

  This week’s report on the straw bale gardening, went from being enchanted by the first touch of mushrooms erupting like magic – –         to being slightly horrified at the preponderance of fungi which far outweighed the actual vegetables under … Continue reading

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RITE OF PASSAGE

How is it that this little boy, this first grandchild, this delight of our life, is graduating from college? I’m feeling a bit nostalgic. So much of our quality time with Sean occurred when he was little, long before he … Continue reading

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TIME OUT!

TIME OUT! I KNOW I’LL FEEL BETTER SOON.

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HELP – I’M MELTING!

PLEASE DOROTHY. THROW A BUCKET OF WATER OVER ME TOO! I DON’T CARE OR KNOW IF THIS IS OZ OR KANSAS, BUT I KNOW I’M NOT IN CALIFORNIA ANYMORE!

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PAINT AND REFLECTION

For everyone who is calling and e-mailing and asking if we’re “all right” – I am obsessively in Painting Land the past few days,  pushing ahead so that we soon have at least one room which is finished and habitable. … Continue reading

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