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Notes from a country kitchen


Fri, Feb 21st, 2003
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The Commute: Katieís Swim

Fri, Feb 21st, 2003
Posted in Columnists

Like so many people, Iím grappling with a certain amount of anxiety these days about the world situation. By the time this is published, our country could be at war. More locally, we worry about a state budget over four billion dollars in the red. Wh ..... 
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Township Roads: Go ahead! Wreck my day!

Fri, Feb 21st, 2003
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I try to look on the bright side of things. Thereís a silver lining to every cloud and all that. I may be unreasonably optimistic. Thatís why I donít usually allow little things to disrupt my day.

Maybe this is from having live ..... 
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Prairie Notes: What will they do?

Fri, Feb 21st, 2003
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Lately, conversations with friends revolve around the same economic thread. What will happen now that gas prices fluctuate by ten cents in a day? What will happen to retirement accounts that had seemed such a good investment two years ago? What will ..... 
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Journal Writing Project: Kyle Anderson

Fri, Feb 21st, 2003
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From moles to millionaires, and survivors to idols, television is becoming a reality show slugfest. Networks and producers are cooking up shows for America to fall head over heels for. The question is, when and where will they draw the line? < ..... 
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Journal Writing Project: Matt Ruen

Fri, Feb 14th, 2003
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Iraq, and the question of war there, has dominated the news lately. Weíve seen speeches, heard the inspectors report, and watched thousands of American soldiers deploy to the Middle East. In all probability, war will begin within the next month. I ha ..... 
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Journal Writing Project: Jacob Grant

Fri, Feb 7th, 2003
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The other day I was resting in my car awaiting the end of my lunch hour. As I sat there I was thinking about the things that flustered me that morning and how they carried on to a rather disheartening lunch. I wished I could have moved to Australia. ..... 
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