North Dakota Nice: This Year, Weather Included!

If someone were to have asked 10 years ago whether I’d become a North Dakotan, the answer would have been “northda what?”  Negative. Definitely not.   Sure, it’s just a state over, but getting “stuck” in North Dakota was towards the bottom of my list of things to do. Bigger and better things were in…
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Take This Pan And Shove It

I’ve always loved baking.  As a little girl, I ruined many-a-batch of cookies, creating more botched batches than one would think possible.  Overlooking a main ingredient, mistaking powdered sugar for flour or forgetting my treat was in the oven were regular occurrences in creating my “specialties,” as was Dad expressing major disappointment in my rock-hard…
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Stitching Memories

I used to needlepoint. Most people my age likely haven’t an idea what needlepointing is, but I learned at a young age thanks to the inability to detect whether I was being a pest. My sister and I used to lace up our tennies, kickstand our bikes in the driveway and devise a plan –…
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