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2015 Laura Ingalls Wilder Days in Pepin, Wisconsin

The lakeside town of Pepin, Wisconsin will be hosting its 25th annual Laura Ingalls Wilder Days festival on September 12 and 13. The event is family friendly, with plenty of entertainment focused on the life and times of America’s early pioneers – including the town’s most famous resident, Laura Ingalls Wilder. 77 more words

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Small Towns, Magnanimous People

Well, I was born in a small town
And I live in a small town
Prob’ly die in a small town
Oh, those small communities… 543 more words

Orthodox Christianity

Ezekiel Henderson Shelton Jr and Elizabeth Mason

Here is a photograph of the grandparents of all the Shelton men and boys I have blogged about in recent days (here here here… 376 more words

Shelton

Majestic Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore, a monument located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, stands for America’s liberty and justice for all. 41 more words

Vacation/Pilgrimage

Change your NORM.

John Muir is on America’s great pioneers and true American Icons that still inspire today. 6 more words

Motivational

Untamed Virgin Forest

June 27/July 10, 2012

St. Sampson the Hospitable

When I first started teaching at St. Herman of Alaska Christian School in Boston, I remember the headmaster charging me with the duty to impart to the students a sense of untouched virgin forest as far as the eye could see; for this is what the first settlers to America witnessed upon arrival to those shores. 360 more words

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