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OUR JOURNEY – to the wind….

Scattering ashes in Southern California Last week I was in Santa Barbara. Calif., visiting my best friend Jeanne. We have been the best of friends since seventh grade. I happened to see her in the hall on one of the

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My Journey – Moorhead

LIFE LESSONS LEARNED IN MOORHEAD A couple of weeks ago, I walked around Moorhead, Minn., after speaking all day to kindergartners. I do love the little tykes, but, oh, was I tired! While I slowly walked that afternoon, I remembered

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HIKES FORTY-THREE & FORTY-FOUR

Hiking with friends I asked several of my high school girlfriends if they wanted to hike with me last fall. Kris was the only one able to make it. We hiked at Bryant Lake in Eden Prairie, Minn, on a

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HIKE FORTY-TWO

A recurring memory Lyndale Avenue suddenly comes to an end in Bloomington just a couple of miles south of 98th Street. At the end of a large parking lot, you can see signs for the Lyndale Trail head, part of

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HIKE THIRTY-NINE

Willow River State Park Willow River State Park was the best hike of last summer. My friend Jeanne was in town to prepare her parents’ house for an estate sale. Sadly she lost both parents within six months of each

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HIKE THIRTY-FOUR

Rope swing hike On an early afternoon this summer, I took a simple hike near our first house in Bloomington. It’s a little trail right across Highway 169 on Anderson Lakes in Eden Prairie. The kids and I used to

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