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Out and About: Pittston Fair

I was a real indoors kid growing up in the suburbs of Brisbane. I was perfectly content to spend my spare time reading, writing and playing the odd video game. 1,030 more words

Small Towns

This Place I Call Home

A fact about me you may not know: I live in a small town in west Texas . By small, I mean around 2,000 people. It’s everyone-knows-everyone, there’s-5-restaurants-but-only-2-are-open-on-Sunday small. 250 more words

Facts About Me

Orkney Springs

The previous post entitled “How Green is My Valley” contained photos of the Shenandoah Valley north of Staunton en route to one of my favorite area treasures:  Orkney Springs/Shrine Mont.   482 more words


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