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Thanksgiving 2020: Pandemic Peril and Perspectives

This year’s Thanksgiving is the first one affected by COVID-19. Mainly because SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, didn’t exist a year ago. Or hadn’t spread to humans. Or was spreading to humans without anyone noticing it. Whatever was happening last … Continue reading

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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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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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Back from the Hospital: The Masked Minnesotan Rides Again

I didn’t feel all that sick Friday evening. That was August 21, 2020: 45 days ago. Online self-assessment guides from the Minnesota Department of Health and Mayo Clinic put me on the threshold of needing to call a doctor. My … Continue reading

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