The Fall Garden

Fall in Minnesota is known for warm days, cool nights, changing leaves that color the landscape with golds, oranges, reds, and greens, trips to local apple orchards, crackling bonfires, comfortable hoodies and jeans, and mugs of hot apple cider. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? It is, but this time period goes by so quickly. Within a […]

Liebster Award: From One Blogger to Another

  Thank you, Orla, for nominating me for the Liebster Award! Six months ago, I embarked on a new journey. A journey that I knew I would take at one point in my life, but wasn’t quite sure when. My life had been busy with growing up, going to college, finding a teaching job, getting […]

Community: The Fellowship of the 1920’s to the Ghost Towns of Today

This period between 1923 and the early thirties seems to me was the end of a rich community fellowship, the parties, and the ball teams of which each community had one… It was the end too of meetings at Larson’s Hall and these neighborhood times have never come back. ~ Roy Falk, 1977 Only recently […]

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