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Notes from a country kitchen


Fri, Apr 18th, 2003
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Journal Writing Project: Andy Wolter

Fri, Apr 18th, 2003
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Summer seems like it might finally be back, weatherwise at least we see some days crawling up to 80 degrees. School is getting close to being out, again, and I canít say if thatís a good thing or not (again). When ever summer comes around I always ma ..... 
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Township Roads: Gopher Mine

Fri, Apr 18th, 2003
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They say that all wealth comes from the earth and I was reminded of that early last Sunday. Against my better judgment I got up early. I ground some coffee beans and set our high-tech coffee maker to do what it does best Ė noisily boil water and slos ..... 
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Prairie Notes: Take me home, country roads

Fri, Apr 18th, 2003
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Last March, my older sister Jenni called, wondering what to do about our motherís dilemma. Momís recently diagnosed osteoporosis left her unable to bend or lift meant no spring cleaning without help. On a mutually agreed upon weekend, I drove to my s ..... 
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The Commute: "The Bachelor"Bangladesh-style

Fri, Apr 18th, 2003
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An old student came back to see me this week. He had some big news: heís getting married this summer. Heíll return to his homeland, Bangladesh, for the wedding. The exact date is not certain, but he knows it will be in July. Hereís the interesting pa ..... 
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Journal Writing Project: Jamie Howe

Fri, Apr 11th, 2003
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We are off to somewhere greener, somewhere warmer. We have waited four long years to get on that motorcoach in the spring. But itís finally here. The Class of 2003 is bound for Washington D.C.!

Ever since our freshman year we h ..... 
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Of People, Places & Things: Hong Kong, a city under siege

Fri, Apr 11th, 2003
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I was driving home from work a few days ago when I heard a friend of mine being interviewed on the radio about the impact severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was having on Hong Kong.  ďThere have been more than 22,000 ca ..... 
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Journal Writing Project: Kyle Anderson

Sat, Apr 5th, 2003
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March has always been an exciting time of the year. Old Man Winter seems to lose his touch. New breeds of athletics mark the calendars in high schools. Baseball, Track and Field, and Golf teams gear up for the months to come. People pack away their w ..... 
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