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Sit Down with a Stand Up

Scott NovotnyHave you been told you are funny?  Have you ever considered becoming a stand-up comedian?  Or thought of writing comedy routines?  Then attend Sit Down with a Stand Up, Scott Novotny’s comedy writing program that incorporates the history and culture of stand-up comedy in Minnesota and its development since the 1970’s. Scott recently celebrated his 30th anniversary of being a full-time professional stand-up comedian. ...

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Sit Down with a Stand Up

Scott NovotnyHave you been told you are funny?  Have you ever considered becoming a stand-up comedian?  Or thought of writing comedy routines?  Then attend Sit Down with a Stand Up, Scott Novotny’s comedy writing program that incorporates the history and culture of stand-up comedy in Minnesota and its development since the 1970’s. Scott recently celebrated his 30th anniversary of being a full-time professional stand-up comedian. ...

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Song Sparrow

This past weekend we had a crazed Song Sparrow sparring with his own reflection on our bedroom window. singing Song Sparrow He would sing from his favorite perch, spy his reflection, and in his agitated state he would fly to the window to challenge the other bird. Sparrow, Song The other bird (his reflection) would follow his exact moves, making the Sparrow even more enraged. ...

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Goodreads: Meet your next favorite book!

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Berry Picking Time is here!

Pick raspberries and blueberries for a little exercise and for incredibly good eating!Food52 website has a good pie recipe here: http://food52.com/rec ...

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The Battles of Monte Cassino by Glyn Harper and John Tonkin-Covell

The Battles of Monte Cassino (1944) were some of the toughest that occurred in the Western theatre of operations during the Second World War. German, New Zealand, British, Indian, Polish, French and American troops played prominent roles at Cassino, and each country takes pride in what its forces achieved. ...

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The Travelers

I have a possible solution to the Central American child refugee problem that combines with a Para-Darwinian experiment. To make room for said children, we will trade the countries an equal number of immigration protesters. ...

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Apekind

While others may fear other "apes" taking over, I don't. There is no possible way any of the other ape species (yes,we are one, albeit upright and sometimes hairless) could be as selfish, venal, stupid, deceiving or as easily distracted and entertained by stupidity as Homo sapiens americanus moronicus. ...

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Time at Rest

  Life can be so busy.  At this point in my life, it is at a fever pitch with 4 kids each in his or her own sports and activities.  Add in normal li ...

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Millville Today

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Motocross Outdoors

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Gentlemen Bootleggers by Bryce T. Bauer

Tells the story of Joe Irlbeck and Templeton, Iowa, known during prohibition for creating Templeton rye whiskey. Find in new books: 364.132209777465 BA ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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Counting Down Bob Dylan: His 100 Finest Songs by Jim Beviglia

The author established one rule: only official recordings were considered from their original albums. An ideal companion for Dylan fans who love to mak ...

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Creative Uses for Dry Erase Markers

Dry erase markers are now a must-have staple on a lot of back-to-school shopping lists.  But they’re not just for school! Take advantage of  great ...

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7 Ideas for Campfire Pie Irons

This summer I decided we needed to use our pie irons over the campfire more, besides the obvious use of making pies. If you haven’t made pies in a pie iron over the fire, they are super easy.  Usually the first item you make takes a little longer because you are heating up the irons, but once they are heated the subsequent items cook much quicker. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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365 Golf Tips & Tricks From the Pros by Jay Morelli

Golf has a short season in Northern Minnesota so any tips to improve your golf game in the middle of the season could be useful. Find in new nonfiction ...

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Sue – Divine Diva Session

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Refugees, blowback and the Sorrows of Empire

Chalmers Johnson in his book 'Blowback" wrote of the possible future disasters brought on by U.S. Foreign policy, both military and covert. Central America, the focus of U.S. ... More from Miskwaa: The Red Blog

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DIY Mosaic Mirror

I made this mosaic mirror during one of my classes at She Is…..Women’s Weekend Retreat and had such a nice time both making this mirror and my entire time at the retreat. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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Lily and Kevin’s Big Day!

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