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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

The greatest invention of all time

By Carol / 29 July 2013 / 16 Comments

We lost electrical power Saturday. A little after noon, the TV went off, the fan stopped turning, the oven stopped heating, the clocks stopped ticking off seconds. In that moment, modern life as we know…

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Passing on the scone tradition

By Carol / 24 December 2012 / 2 Comments

Holiday traditions usually pass down to the next generation. But this holiday, our family passed a tradition both down the line and back up. My sisters and I were in 4-H where we spent many…

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Don't overlook the small stuff.

By Carol / 20 August 2012 / 4 Comments

The Iowa State Fair wrapped up on Sunday. In the course of 11 days, contestants participated in 11,278 events, competing in everything from cattle to cup cakes, jazz to jam, dressage to desserts. Keeping it…

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