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It Began with a Manual Typewriter
My first typewriter was a treasure and an ally. When I first attended college at UW Superior after graduating from
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Variations on a Hug
Hugs vary depending on the setting. In wishing well to a waitress who just survived a bout with cancer, a
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Remember When You Had This Kind of Energy?
Energy. When we were kids it was endless. My memory of running full speed in the pasture over the well
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Desserts Always Topped Off Our Meals
Desserts? Always. Growing up in a not so wealthy home and family, Mom made sure we had dessert to look
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Dear Morgan, It’s Grandma Bonnie
From Grandma Haller. Oh, Morgan, I just love it when you send an email and tell me what’s going on
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Brenda, the Good Shepherd in Western Wisconsin
From a modern sheep herder: “People think I’m crazy, but I don’t care.” April can be a busy month for
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Pea Shooter Wakes Up Workers: true history
Peashooter as a job. Waking up shift workers in industrial England became a profession, a way to earn money. Using
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Gladys and Henry Prepare and Perform on Easter Sunday
Singing at Easter. Above, Henry and Gladys Armitage prepare for the service tomorrow at Our Savior’s Lutheran in Amery. For
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The In-laws are Coming for the Weekend
The in-laws are coming this weekend, for Easter, and they’ll do as they often do. “We don’t need beds” they
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Oatmeal and Ella for Breakfast: Complete
Oatmeal and Ella Fitzgerald for breakfast Started the day on a perfect note and taste Next to the toilet tank,
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