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Book of the Month: The Bridges of Madison County
Let's start the very first Book of the Month for 2013 with a question for the forum: Can you name a book or literary piece that features a bridge (or bridges) serving as a centerpiece to an even bi...
1/17/13 at 9:21 AM Bridgehunter Chronicles Update 30 November 2012 11/30/12 at 11:38 AM
How to fix an antique metal bridge: DVD on Historic Bridge Restoration by Julie Bowers 9/26/12 at 7:23 AM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 3:11 PM Three Simple Steps to Solving the World's Problems 10/31/12 at 4:15 PM
E-book -- The Jane Austen Driving School 7/31/12 at 2:17 PM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
Stories of Hope, Humor, and Motivation
Order the book, You Gotta Dance Like No One's Dancing by Lester Smith. It is a great book for $34.95 plus shipping. He is giving Circle of Hope $25.00 back on each book sold if you put in the promo co...
5/3/12 at 7:06 PM Treasuers of Green Goods, Craft & Art Fair 3/27/12 at 4:50 PM
Two Organizations Announce Fundraiser 12/1/11 at 8:01 AM
Used Book Sale
One way to save money on books is to buy used books. It may take more time to search for what you are looking for but sometimes you can find unexpected treasures. The Moorhead Library is having a...
2/23/12 at 6:22 PM What's Really Important 2/14/12 at 12:59 PM
Used Book Sale 1/5/12 at 12:48 PM
You Gotta Dance Like No One's Watching
This great book written by Lester Smith and itwill blow you away. It is 312 pages, hard cover, full of pictures, and has 18 personal stories from a true Texas orginal, including side splitting account...
1/23/12 at 8:40 AM Buy a Book for A Cause 12/9/11 at 8:37 AM
You Gotta Dance Like No One is Dancing 12/3/11 at 5:33 PM
Hungarian Mushroom Soup
The first time I saw the word Hungarian describing mushroom soup, I was perplexed. I am a descendent of grandparents who came to the United States from Hungary when they were young adults. My mother w...
10/2/11 at 12:19 AM Bake (Biscuits) for your best (canine) friend 12/23/09 at 11:30 AM
More of a Mountain Lion Mama
My cleaning binge today brought an unexpected treasure - I finally found the copy of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother that I borrowed from a friend! Now that both my book clubs have discussed it and no...
5/27/11 at 10:14 PM Literary Sexism 4/13/11 at 4:04 PM
And then back away veeeery sloooowly. 4/4/11 at 2:22 PM
More from author Jamie Ford
With his debut novel, Jamie Ford wanted to write a love story and to cover a period of American history that doesnt get much mention in text books. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is both. I...
4/13/11 at 11:48 AM Kevin Kling's 'Holiday Inn' 11/30/09 at 2:10 PM
New Approaches to Old Stones: Recent Studies of Ground Stone Artifacts (2008) edited by Yorke M. Rowan and Jennie R. Ebeling
This book has 20 descriptions of research efforts around the world related to ground stone artifacts. As many of the contributors were eager to point out, ground stone artifacts receive much less atte...
2/10/11 at 1:05 PM debitage - waste products of making stone tools 2/1/11 at 11:56 AM
Dead Zero: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel (2010) by Stephen Hunter 1/25/11 at 10:32 AM
An affair of plain living
I recently borrowed The Foxfire Book from my nephew, Derik. The Foxfire Book was created in 1972 and based on a magazine of the same name. The magazine was a collection of instructions about how to; d...
11/19/10 at 7:34 AM
New Tpaw video promotes upcoming book
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's new video promoting a book due out on Jan. 11 sounds a lot like a presidential commercial or something that would be shown on the huge televisions screens at a Republican conventio...
9/28/10 at 10:03 AM Manual available on line 5/8/09 at 4:08 AM
A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes [Kindle Edition]
Here's a neat little book for your Amazon.com Kindle. If you don't have one yet, oh my gosh, you do have to buy an Amazon Kindle! Anyway, about the book ... it's by Charles Elme Francatelli (1805-...
9/11/10 at 2:48 PM What Matters Most: A Children's Book of Families 9/10/10 at 2:30 PM
For some crazy reason, I'm having some trouble with a link from the News Tribune website to my blog headline. I'm not sure what it's about, so I'm going to try to post again to see if it was jus...
9/25/09 at 3:31 AM
They built the Seaway
As the St. Lawrence Seaway celebrates its 50th birthday, this seems a fitting time to look back at what it took to transform the Great Lakes into a conduit for international trade. A new book due for ...
4/14/09 at 1:08 PM