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Jackypine: Bird Lady of the North Woods

The Bird Lady of the North Woods Some women smuggle newly acquired purses or shoes into the house — hoping the hubby won't notice another addition to the never-ending shopaholic addiction.I smuggle 40 pound bags of sunflower seeds, stashing them in dank, murky corners of the garage. ...

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Watercolor of Metal Fish update 3

Well I sure have not had the time to paint like I would like but this is where my fishy painting is at this point. Tomorrow I am hoping to get in all ...

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New for 2014 - Organically Grown CSA

2013 blew by us like, well, I can't think of an appropriate cliché to describe it.  But with time to reflect over our first Northwoods winter (we sur ...

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Forge the Friendship River

Justin: If I were a professional musician, I would learn how to back flip off stage items while playing guitar. I feel like it would keep the crowd eng ... More from Tasty Apple Treats!

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ELITE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY AT AFFORDABLE PRICES :)

Announcing Special Pricing for 2014 Brides! Elite 2014 Minnesota Wedding Photography and Engagement Pictures at Rock Bottom Prices. Why pay more when y ...

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Cherries and Wine Watercolor Demo 10

This watercolor is slowly coming to an end. I thought I was going to be done this weekend and now I am aiming for next weekend. One thing I have learned over the years is to not rush myself because when I do I tend to just put something there and it makes no sense. ...

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My Blog Is Moving!

I've decided it is time to move my personal blog to a Wordpress site.All my previous posts and any future posts will be found at KathleenKrueger.com.Pl ...

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Congratulations Friends of the Library!

Congratulations to the Friends of the Grand Rapids Area Library! The Friends were recently the recipients of a United for Libraries National Friends of Libraries Week Award. ...

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The Biggest Hurdle for New Freelancers

I've helped several freelancers take their first steps into the freelance world. Some are going strong. Some are still working at building their business. ...

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When God’s Words Return Empty

so is my word that goes out from my mouth:    It will not return to me empty,but will accomplish what I desire    and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.  Isaiah 55:11This is a very familiar verse to many, and one that I have quoted often. ... More from Living Listening Loving

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CLIMATE

A WATERWORKS  Column  by Gordon Prickettfor the 12/4/2013 Aitkin Independent AgeCLIMATE AND WEATHERWe hear a lot about “global warming” or “climate change” in the news cycles of today. ...

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Nice Ride is coming to town!!

First glimpse of the Nice Ride bike to be deployed here in Bemidji!  I love the colors! To the tune of Santa Claus is Coming to Town: You’d better g ...

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The annual freeze-up isolationThe big ice freeze i

The annual freeze-up isolationThe big ice freeze is going pretty fast this year. After a few starts and stops, we got a good covering of ice over the lake early Saturday morning, November 23rd. ...

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Craft Shows

Here is a list of places I will be for the next few weeks.Nov 21...I will be working at North Woods Friends of the Arts in Cook. 10-4, stop and see me, I will have all my totes of doll clothes with.Nov 23 & 24...St Mary's Catholic Church, Cook, MN 9-5 on Sat and 9-1 on SunNov 29...I will be working at North Woods Friends of the Arts Gallery in Cook. ...

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More doll clothes

Red chaps, vest and cowboy hat, white with flecks of color t-shirt...$26fringe skirt also available...$5Christmas dress. Green satin with sheer overlay. ...

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Doll clothes

Felt poodle skirt, cardigan and purse $25Doll fringe coat, hat and mittens $22. Girls mittens $9 and hat $10Cowboy hat $10, chaps & vest $10, t-shi ... More from Rag Bag Originals

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Understanding Headwaters Science Center

Perspectives from a Volunteer - John Mathisen Does Headwaters Science Center really matter? Is the lofty mission and vision of HSC being achieved, or ...

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Museum Passes now availableWe just received  Muse

Museum Passes now availableWe just received  Museum passes good for one admission to an area museum before December 31.  These are good at 13 different locations in the region (including the Forest History Center and the Judy Garland Museum as well as the Duluth Depot and the MN Discovery Center) We receive a limited number so must limit passes to 4 per family.  Have fun!These passes are funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage fund. ...

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Regulation of the Gambling Industry - A Common Approach

Betting is a leisure pastime engaged in by individuals all around the world. The stimulation felt when gaming or an item of monetary worth on the unpredictable result of a game or event is incontrovertible, even to the most righteous and incorruptible of individuals. ...

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The chair is back!

Paul Bunyan's Chair is back on the corner of Highways 2 and 169.  Ribbon Cutting at 5 pm on Friday, October 4.  Stop by! ... More from Grand Rapids Area Library

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