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Tarpley Tradition

Originally published to Kathryn Can on 9/05/2010

Today I’ll head to the only place I’ve ever been on a Labor Day Sunday:  Tarpley, Texas.  Population…not many.  618 more words


Northfield MN Named 2nd Best Small Town In U.S.

Northfield, Minnesota was just named one the second best small town in the country, according to newly released rankings.

The town, which houses St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges, ranked among the best locales “that inspire both creativity and activity,” and which “offer unhurried atmospheres, authentic character and characters, cultural gems, fantastic outdoor settings and the uncommon ability to change lifestyles, shift points of view and nourish souls with simple pleasures.”

Read more on WCCO.com


Small town spirit

The festive spirit of this old town along the Blackwater River in Missouri is evident in it decorations. The tiny town has a population of less than 200, but the few people there swell big with pride over their little town.

Downtown Blackwater, MO


Things Ya'll Should Know

If you’ve ever talked to either of us for more than five minutes, you know that we love each other. A lot. We’re two best friends that met in the 7th grade. 154 more words

Best Friends

Tell me where to go (because I can't work it out)

One of the more obvious differences I faced when I first moved over here – and hell, when I was making my yearly visits, too – was the whole “driving on the opposite side of the road” factor. 1,434 more words

Small Towns

Why not here? Big music in a small town.

Husband’s checking the air on the pickup tires and I just changed my guitar strings. Tomorrow morning bright and early we’re loading up our boots and guitars (and coolers) and heading west to the… 425 more words

North Dakota

Meetin' The Locals

Tylor and I take the day off today. We could be working outside in the 90 something degree weather, but we decide not to. We decide to sleep in, run some errands and check out a new town. 501 more words