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do you like me ???

(P.S. …und schöne Grüße an die unbekannten Photobesucherinnen aus Kiel…)


Bramstedt in 1850 was a rural centre of some 3000 people. The town had been prominent in the region for centuries for two reasons: it was an important stopover on an old cattle route for traders driving their herds from the Jutland peninsula south to continental Europe, and it was also an important resting place on an ancient monks route used by Christian pilgrims making their way from Glückstadt on the Elbe in the west to Puttgarden on the Baltic Sea in the east. 839 more words


Maytag Blue Cheese

When you hear of Maytag and Iowa you are probably thinking about washing machines, but that shouldn’t be all you’re thinking about. The Maytag Corporation was an Iowa owned corporation for many years, but some sad mismanagement led to it being forced to sell out and restructure. 659 more words

Iowa History

Westerhever Lighthouse II

2 Pictures (1 x foreground and 1 x long exposure sky 147 sec)


Chick-Fil-A Introduces New Ad Campaign

ATLANTA, GA – Chick-Fil-A CEO, Dan Cathy says that in response to the recent kerfluffle regarding the company’s stance on same sex marriage, the company will revise their iconic ad campaign. 203 more words

Spoon's Spoofs

Riff - raff returns to our area

Well, I thought I lived on the safe side of the Minnesota River.

I mean, I know that the area of St. George is considered “God’s Country,” but I didn’t think the area around Searles was too far behind the land of amazing corn and soybean harvests. 663 more words