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Out of the Blue

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I’m a history buff, and as a kid, of particular interest to me were accounts of the battles of, in particular, the War for Independence, the Civil War, and World War II. Of course, I read about the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, Spanish-American War, World War I, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War as well, […]

SALOME’S STARS

LEO (July 23 to August 22) Even a proud Leo ultimately recovers from hurt feelings. However, a damaged relationship might never heal unless you’re willing to spend more time and effort trying to work things out. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) There are lots of changes on the horizon, so be prepared to make some adjustments in your usually […]

SALLYWORLD:

A little bit of advice offered to all those graduates out there


 Greetings and Sallytations! I decided to dedicate this column to high school and college graduates and offer a bit of my own advice. I can’t believe I graduated 43 years ago. I’m sitting here at age 61, ready to share a few hints about life in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Grown on The Range: Cattle and more at Willow Sedge Farm



The cattle at Willow Sedge Farm graze a blend of grasses, clover and birds foot trefoil which grows wild in most of Minnesota. The farm practices rotational grazing, which is very hands-on work. Submitted photo.This is the third in a series of articl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Out of the Blue



 I’m a paha poika. I always thought the phrase was spelled “baha boika” when I was a little boy and was being gently teased by my grandma—it means “bad boy” in Finnish—but I came to find out that the “p” in Finnish sounds like a “b.” And the “k”… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

SALOME’S STARS

 LEO (July 23 to August 22) Although your financial picture begins to brighten, “thrift” and “caution” are still the watchwords for fiscally astute Leos and Leonas to live by. Expect news about a family matter. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy for Life

Explore and discover our season in a strong body, mind & spirit


Photo by Roy Glanville.Greetings everyone as our world opens up to explore new discoveries that might lead to limitless adventures and opportunities. Those of you who have put many miles on your minds and feet may need to reset before going on a ques… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD:

Cold, without a car and lots of leaves to rake … it’s good to be home!


 Greetings and Sallytations! I’ve been MIA for a few weeks and I must explain. My life has been similar to a country western song since I’ve come back from Florida. My computer broke, I don’t have Wi-Fi, and my daughter’s car is in the shop so … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Out of the Blue

“And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” – Joseph Rodman Drake


 The exact origins of Memorial Day or “Decoration Day” as it was originally known are somewhat murky. Indeed, the decoration of soldiers’ graves with flowers is a custom that goes back centuries. In America, there are various accounts of the ori… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALOME’S STARS

 LEO (July 23 to August 22) You still need to move carefully where financial matters are concerned. Better for the Lion to move slowly than pounce on a “promising” prospect that doesn’t keep its promises. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A reje… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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