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The Dating Game

Back in the dark ages before the Internet there was a column at the back of some newspapers titled “personals.” This was where people could take out ads selling themselves in the hopes of attracting a date and possible true […]

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The Dating Game

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Back in the dark ages before the Internet there was a column at the back of some newspapers titled “personals.” This was where people could take out ads selling themselves in the hopes of attracting a date and possible true […]

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Winter Break in Chicago

Last time we were in Chicago we stopped by the Palmer House just to have a look. This time we stayed there. The hotel was built as a gift from

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My first trip to Moscow

The Soviet Union came to an end in August of 1991 with a Coup d’Etat in Moscow. My husband, Nicholas, was working there at the time as a freelance

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DC day tripping: Returning for some fun and history

I moved from Washington DC to St Paul, Minnesota almost exactly a year ago. Last weekend I found myself back in the District to visit friends and attend an

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The Gems of Rice Park

Rice Park takes up a city block in downtown St Paul. Minnesota. On one side is Landmark Center, the old Federal Building where the FBI had a regional office

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My year in South America

When I was 15, my family moved to Bogota, Colombia. That first summer my parents and I took a trip to the coast by car. My father was a

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First American Woman on Top of the World

I met Fran Yarbro when I was 17 and she was 15. We were both on the varsity volleyball team at The American School in Switzerland. We spent two hours

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Defeat of Jesse James

Every year the townspeople of Norhtfield, Minnesota re-enact a robbery that took place in 1876. Cole Younger and his brothers Bob and Jim along with Jesse and Frank James and

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James J. Hill’s house is something worth seeing

James J Hill was born in Canada in 1838. After working in the shipping business in St. Paul on the Mississippi River for 20 years, he, along with some other

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Angels in Berlin

Last week I went to see the German film Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders. The film is set in Berlin in 1987, and is mostly in black

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