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Thoughts on a winter day in Portland

Snow in Portland, a strange and wondrous thing. I have been two years in a city now after 25 in the deep, lightless country, and I have gotten used to it. ...

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Friends with good hearts…

Hi, friends. I’ve just been ruminating on the fact that so many good-hearted, well-intentioned people I know (and care about) have bought into the notion that their goodness and salvation depends upon the Christian mythology. ... More from Grand Rapids Area Freethinkers

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Last chance for your 2015 tax deductable donation!

As 2015 comes to a close, we wanted to send you one last thank you for your continued support of our mission to end hunger through community partnerships.You can help us make 2016 a brighter year for the 1 in 7 children, families and neighbors in need in our area.And because every $1 you give provides FIVE meals, imagine the impact you can make on the lives of so many.If you haven't already, please consider making one final tax-deductible gift before the end of 2015. ...

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“The Man Who Would be King” Could Have Been a 50s’ Classic

It is surprising how many times “The Man Who Would Be King”, a 1975 movie classic, “almost” did NOT get made. It is a late career classic for director, John Huston, who had been trying since the 50s' to get it done, but things like his hand picked stars, Bogart and Gable, dying before the project could get going. ...

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Slave Driver

I sat down today to write a blog post and realized I had a draft from many months ago that I never finished! Normally, I would have scrapped such a draft, or just left it for another day, or updated it to work with today, HOWEVER, it is not a memory or a moment I […] The post Slave Driver appeared first on The Official Website of Author Tarah L. ...

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Happy New Year

On behalf of Second Harvest staff, volunteers and all whom we serve please accept our sincere thanks for your support of Second Harvest North Central Food Bank.Because of your contributions we were able to distribute 4.5 million pounds of food through our member agencies to thousands of children, families and low income seniors in north central Minnesota. ... More from Feed the Need

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Day 22: Still Stranded

Today is day 22 of being stranded out here. For the past 4 days, we've watched the moat around the island grow, with temperatures above freezing every day. ... More from Life on Raspberry Island

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Help us leverage grant funds to reconstruct the front doors to the Lyric Center for the Arts!

You can play a part in helping the Lyric Center open the doors on more performances and programs!  We need to reconstruct doorways in their historic locations in order to renovate more space inside the Lyric. ... More from LYRIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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Christmas Gift Idea: Patchwork Soup in a Jar

I wanted to share with you one of the gifts I am making this year. I love to make homemade gifts for my family and friends. Every year I come up with many ideas and this is just one of them that I have planned to gift to two people. ...

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How to Pick the Perfect Recipes for Your Holiday Baking

Every holiday season it happens.   We head to the kitchen to bake, armed with ingredients, cookbooks, and determination. We bake all kinds of goodies. ...

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How To Recover A Dining Room Chair

You may have noticed that I am doing a bit of home decorating. Sometimes it feels good to just update a room just a little bit. I find you can change the feel of a room by just changing up some accent pieces or decorations. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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“You Served US…Let Us Serve You” GRAMC Concert at the Edge

A Grand Rapids Area Male Chorus (GRAMC) holiday concert at the Edge center in Bigfork December 20 is the last event of the Edge’s 10th anniversary year celebration. ... More from Edge Center for the Arts

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“An American In Paris” a Movie That Will Make You Wish You Were There

This film can be the MGM tag for its 1950 musicals. It is the Maximum in elegance, one of its Greatest films and the Most celebrated of the company’s musicals. ...

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Antique Wicker Furniture Book Offer

Wicker furniture author and appraiser, Richard Saunders is offering for sale, brand new copies of WICKER FURNITURE: A GUIDE TO RESTORING AND... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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Antique Wicker Furniture Book Offer

Wicker furniture author and appraiser, Richard Saunders is offering for sale, brand new copies of WICKER FURNITURE: A GUIDE TO RESTORING AND... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World

Chair caners and basket weavers, be sure to check out all the great Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World the Cane and Basket Suppliers have... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World

Chair caners and basket weavers, be sure to check out all the great Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World the Cane and Basket Suppliers have... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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Fight Disease

A healthy diet is among the best weapons you have to fight disease.Fight DiseaseA healthy diet is among the best weapons you have to fight disease.Ampl ...

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Still Your Mind

Take just a moment to get still, clear your mind, open your heart, and to listen to that sacred voice that guides you.Still Your MindTake just a moment ...

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Antler basket weaving class–North House Folk School

The 2 1/2 day antler basket class at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota on November 13-15th was a big success and almost everyone... [[ Click here to read more... ... More from Weavin' Wicker Woman Blog

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