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How We Spent A Frugal Summer

The last couple of weeks before the kids go back to school always have me a bit wistful. The days are already getting shorter. The weather is getting ...

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SATURDAY ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASSAt the First Stage

SATURDAY ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASSAt the First Stage Gallery510-514 Chestnut Street, VirginiaALL MATERIALS SUPPLIED11 AM TO 1 PMOctober 3, 10, 17, 24Please register by SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 Call art instructor Jane  Wertanen , Master of Fine Arts Degree  (218) 248-8394 or (727) 656-9772Our goal is 2 completed paintings.Appropriate for all people over 14 yrs. ...

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Katrina

This morning, there are the many articles about the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and all the various evils and errors that came from it. Blame, of course, is put on the various government administrations with some people more or less burned in journalistic effigy. ...

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Katrina

This morning, there are the many articles about the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and all the various evils and errors that came from it. Blame, of course, is put on the various government administrations with some people more or less burned in journalistic effigy. ...

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Which Is Better: Cash or Credit?

When the financial experts talk about getting out of debt and staying out, they often talk about cutting up the credit cards for good.   They talk a ...

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8 Things You Should Do Before You Buy New Clothes

One area in your budget that can really get out of hand is your clothing.  From shoes to accessories, it can all add up if you aren’t careful. If you want to save money on clothing, here are 8 things you should do before you buy new clothes:---------- Continues after advertisement ---------- ---------------------------------------------------- 1. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

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Order a Combo

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Butterflies

White Admiral Butterfly The butterflies like the Standing Fuscia too. ...

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Siesta time for riders

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Hummingbirds galore

  Ruby-throated Hummingbird It is that time of year when the Hummingbirds start swarming the feeders again. After, what is known as post-breeding dispersal, the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds start their migration to the tropics. ...

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Vermilion River

Vermilion River at the Gorge Rattlesnake Plaintain ... More from Crane Lake Nature Blog

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Softer Surface, Less Forgiving

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The Great Bwana and Cecil the Lion.

The Great Bwana and Cecil the Lion. The recent shooting of a well known African lion by a Minnesota dentist has started a campaign against him, causing him to close his dental practice for a day. ...

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Precious Metals Mining - There is a better way

My husband and I attended the Save the Boundary Waters presentation on sulfide mining at Vermilion Community College. It was a nice slide presentation of the layout of the area, depicting the Boundary Waters, what makes it special, the watershed, the mineral deposits, the aquatic and forest ecology, etc. ...

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July Quilt Installed at Library

The collaborative quilt project between Virginia Public Library and the Going to Pieces Quilt Guild continues in July with a quilt aptly filled with sparkle.  With a surprising color combination of red, purple and silver, “Ladies Choice” was designed and quilted by Karen Lamppa, a long-standing member of 4 regional quilt guilds. ...

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July Quilt Installed at Library

The collaborative quilt project between Virginia Public Library and the Going to Pieces Quilt Guild continues in July with a quilt aptly filled with sparkle.  With a surprising color combination of red, purple and silver, “Ladies Choice” was designed and quilted by Karen Lamppa, a long-standing member of 4 regional quilt guilds. ...

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Check out The First Stage Gallery

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New Visual Arts Group!

Looking for a place to share artistic ideas and support and promote visual arts? There is an open Visual Arts Group that meets at The First Stage Gallery every Thursday from 12:30 - 2:30 pm. ... More from LYRIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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Foodie Friday Feature! The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook

Get a head start on planning your summer camping trips with this comprehensive cookbook. Full of techniques, tips and recipes! Mother and kids trio Tammy, Steven and September run four dehydrators to experiment with recipes. ...

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Harvest Time Reprise

“You left our memory so completely that you don’t even return in our dreams.” A goat lived with a nanny goatThe goat went for some bastThe goat ...

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