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Sauk Centre, Minnesota: First Winter Snow

We have almost inch of snow this morning, here in Sauk Centre, with a winter weather advisory on until noon. And I see there’s a blizzard warning in effect, west of us, on the Minnesota/South Dakota border. I’ll take this … Continue reading

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Sifting Through the Ash Heap of History

Petrarch called Rome “a rubbish heap of history.” That’s what Ferdinand Gregorovius says Petrarch wrote in a letter, at any rate. “…Petrarch, who was then in Avignon, wrote on this occasion his patriotic epistle in Latin verses to Aeneas Tolomei … Continue reading

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October 25, 2021: A Blue Day in Sauk Centre

October’s weather isn’t necessarily “bright blue,” here in the Upper Midwest. But today was a bright blue day. So I spent a little time this afternoon, sitting on the front stoop, enjoying sunshine and what autumn colors we have this … Continue reading

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