Category Archives: This and That

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Cold April Means Time to Think Summer and Ice Cream: Vote for your Fav!

By any measure it has been a rough spring in Minnesota and throughout the U.S. We had a blizzard last weekend – SERIOUSLY – with howling winds and a foot of snow. South of us it was even worse with … Continue reading

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Birthday Fun, Easter, Racing, and April Snow

Minnesota weather is never boring. Last month as we got several big March snowstorms I reasoned that it hadn’t been a bad winter, overall. December and January had plenty of bitter cold, but snowfall in our little pocket of the … Continue reading

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In the News: Farming, Cold Weather, and More

Happy Friday – if you happen to be reading this on the day it’s published that is. πŸ™‚ Spring is in the air in some places, and even in Minnesota I see melting snow and hopes of 30-40 degree temperatures for … Continue reading

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What’s Your Olympics?

The Winter Olympics are whizzing by in South Korea, and I’m eagerly taking in the skating, the skiing, the teamwork, and the chronicling of dreams when I have a chance. There is always something wholesome, gritty, and wondrous about people … Continue reading

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2017 is Coming to a Chilly End

Frigid. That’s an apt way to describe the last week of the year. We reached a high of about -2F / -19C on Christmas Day, and today, December 28th, we finally climbed above zero to a balmy 12 degrees. The … Continue reading

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