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Holiday Hodgepodge: Lights, Health, Pandemic Paranoia

“Osakis Hosting Holiday Light Parade” AbbeyOnAir, 98.1 – Minnesota’s New Country (November 17, 2020) “…Tractors, lawnmowers, golf carts, cars, any vehicle you can decorate is welcome to be part of this festive holiday event….” (photo by Isaac Schweer) The Osakis … Continue reading

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Armistice, Veterans, Poppy and Remembrance Day

November 11 is Veterans Day. It’s also called Armistice Day, Poppy Day and Remembrance Day. The Armistice Day Moniker made sense in 1919, a year after Ferdinand Foch signed the Armistice of Compiègne. A year without appalling body counts was … Continue reading

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Halloween, COVID-19, Wolfgang’s Axe and Apple Bobbing

(“It’s the best I could do on short notice.” (“Cinderella’s Halloween”) 😉 ) Halloween will be different this year. Mostly because we’re still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. I don’t know what it’ll look like here in Sauk Centre. Safer … Continue reading

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Waiting on a Dead World: Science and Being Human

Instead of writing about Halloween, I’ll share a seasonally-appropriate story and talk about science, death being human: Waiting on a Dead World Inspiration and Stellar Evolution Still Seeking a Solar System Analog Metaphors and the Lives of Stars Sirius, Procyon … Continue reading

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