THE NEW FORTY The train always wins...
A couple of weeks ago I saw a young man in his vehicle hurry to beat the train that crosses 18th Street North at 12th Avenue North. The train wasn't moving too quickly, but it still was plenty dangero... Posted on 5/14/13 at 9:51 PM
2 WHEELER Spring?
The weather was supposed to warm up Wednesday.
It did -- but only technically.
As I pedaled away from home shortly after 9 a.m. that day, the National Weather Service Willmar webpage, reported it wa... Posted on 4/6/13 at 12:03 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE "The Least of These" Are Great Indeed
Wisdom comes from the strangest places.
I have just finished reading my latest novel, The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, which is admittedly a children's book that the Toddler and I enjoyed... Posted on 10/3/12 at 3:33 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio... Posted on 2/10/12 at 8:07 AM
In ’60s, single-unit outfit made trips to Winnipeg
Neighbors thinks it’s safe to say that a year from now, in 2012, many stories about the Titanic, which sank in 1912, will appear; many symphony orchestras will play the 1812 Overture, which Tchaikovsky wrote to commemorate Russia’s defense of Moscow from Napoleon’s army in, of course, 1812; and locally, many people will still be recalling the Galloping Goose branch line trains, regardless of the years they ran.
Project was step toward linking Cities, Chicago
MADISON, Wis. – Travelers will have to keep making the 80-mile trip between Madison and Milwaukee by road for the foreseeable future. And Democrats are livid about it.
As I was growing up on the farm, it was quite a thrill to see the (Galloping Goose) train and watch the cream (from her parents’ farm) start its trip to Minnesota (to a creamery there),” writes Marian (Iverson) Johnson, Brampton, N.D.
Russian train vendors peddle array of items
MOSCOW, Russia – The centuries-old monasteries and country estates on Moscow’s outskirts may speak to Russia’s history and traditions, but the train trips to get to them say a lot about what Russia is like today.
When Train fell silent in the middle part of the decade, many assumed the pop-rock band had run its course after hits like “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me),” “Meet Virginia” and “Calling All Angels.”
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