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Wind Power -- for and by Small, Ordinary People
Sunday I spent the entire day reading. For hours and hours I absorbed myself in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, co-written by William Kamkwamba, the proponent of the tale, and Bryan Mealer. I was dra...
4/23/13 at 1:40 PM Ancient Wheat -- a potential alternative to gluten free 3/6/13 at 3:29 PM
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
faith fridays: blog tour with donna-marie cooper o'boyle
Welcome to Peace Garden Mama! I'm so pleased to be part of the effort to help spread word of my sweet friend Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle's brand-new book, "Rooted In Love: Our Calling as Catholic Wom...
12/7/12 at 1:01 AM writing wednesdays: leaving spooky for saintly 11/2/11 at 12:00 AM
faith fridays: when an author disappoints 9/24/09 at 5:30 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
Worst Superhero Movies - Movies in the Mancave - Ep. 43
2/29/12 at 9:33 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
The Long-Shining Waters
The Long-Shining Waters by Danielle Sosin is our next book review. This is a request from one of our readers, Jane Levenson...thank you Jane for your comment. Taken from the front inside cover: Fri...
9/10/11 at 10:24 AM Shadow Tag Complete Review 8/27/11 at 8:49 PM
Shadow Tag Part I 8/18/11 at 9:05 PM
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
Who is your sister and what is your ritual?
Mothers, best friends, a group of friends, and sisters are a few people women create and sustain relationships with. A book titled "What Happy Women Do: Nail Night and the Unicorn Dance A Salute to ...
3/11/11 at 1:37 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