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Thanksgiving Weekend 2021: Puritans, Pandemic and Me

Americans celebrated Thanksgiving this week. Well, most Americans. Some folks in New England lamented injustices committed over the last few centuries. “Native American tribes are gathering in Plymouth to mourn on Thanksgiving” Associated Press, via NPR (November 25, 2021) Wisconsin: … Continue reading

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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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