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I Can…I Think

Did you ever watch someone perform a song or read a poem, paint a picture, quilt a cozy blanket, or carve out of wood, and think ‘I could do that’. I think we all have. The artist creates or performs … Continue reading

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Town Town brings the feeling of heart and home coming together, doesn’t it? The idea of ‘town’ makes me think of tiny, little burgs tucked in among the woods with church steeples and kids riding bikes, and old poops gathering … Continue reading

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Ruffed Grouse, Partridge, whatever…

I hear there’s a movement started to make the Partridge, or the Ruffed Grouse, the Wisconsin State Game Bird. This would be quite a feather in the cap of Park Falls as we have the distinguished title of Ruffed Grouse … Continue reading

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Debarking the Family Tree

Have you ever searched your family tree?  I don’t mean filling in the blanks of a geneological chart.  What I’m talking about is digging into the meat and bones of those that came before you, getting beneath the names to the … Continue reading

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For my Grandfather – Ladd Loula

The wooden swing soars back and forth, back and forth, as it carries me through an early summer breeze. Overhead ropes creak, squeak, against burly maple bark. White blossoms drift and dance from a nearby apple tree. The curls upon my shoulders caress … Continue reading

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The Third Story Writers Guild

I belong to a writer’s group at our local library.  We call ourselves The Third Story Writers Guild.  We are so much more than a critique group. These people have become my mentors, my cheerleaders, my ‘what were you thinking … Continue reading

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