Of California Weather and Rattlesnakes by Molly MacDonald by @scottmacnotes #California #Rattlesnakes #Weather
Apr 14

Of California Weather and Rattlesnakes by Molly MacDonald

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I’ve probably mentioned a time or twenty that Bing and I have five children. They are, of course, quite exceptional, or, as Garrison Keillor would say, above average. Three of the said children live in sunny California. The other two are brave Mid-Westerners, residing in Minnesota and Iowa. The three Californians are somewhat smug about […]

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These Are The Most Commonly Used Dog Phrases by @ScottMacNotes #DogPhrases #Dogs #Language
Apr 02

These Are The Most Commonly Used Dog Phrases

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The English language has incorporated many phrases that relate to dogs. Other languages may have also added dog-related phrases. Some phrases can be traced to perceived dog behavior; some are complimentary, and some mischaracterize canine behavior. Common Dog Phrases  Some of the more common phrases and their possible meaning and origin follow. Let Sleeping Dogs […]

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Of Old Times with a Pulitzer Prize Winner by Molly MacDonald via @ScottMacNotes #PulitzerPrize #Books
Dec 16

Of Old Times with a Pulitzer Prize Winner

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Last week, Art Cullen came to Algona for a book-signing event held at Algona Publishing. Art, as most of you surely know, is editor of The Storm Lake Times, and winner of the coveted Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 2017. He beat out all the biggies – the New York Times and the Washington Post, to name just two. […]

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