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About spidersue

Working on books, working, gardening, baking, canning, knitting, crocheting, reading, walking, getting older, getting wiser, love my children, love love love my grandchildren.

Comparing snow storms

“The National Weather Service said 15.5 inches fell in Bismarck on March 3, 1966 — still the highest single-day snowfall total on record for the city. The State Historical Society of North Dakota said more than 35 inches fell in … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

But on Christmas Eve I never had to wear long stockings. I had a lot of red velvet dresses … Continue reading

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Imagine being stormed in … for weeks?

It’s been a long time since this blog has seen any real action, however as we begin to earnestly work on the book, Women Behind the Plow, it will again be a snapshot of the rich interviews that have been … Continue reading

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The book is in the works

Work has begun on the Women Behind the Plow Book about life on the farm for the women who supported their husbands, or maybe even took on the chores of a farm as widows. As we work our way through … Continue reading

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The books are done, the books are done

Watch your mail folks. If you ordered a Ready for School book they are being shipped today… and they are beautiful… If you haven’t committed to one yet, now is the time… ORDER BLANK

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The proof is in the mail

It’s pretty nerve wracking to get the proof of a book back from the printers. It means that when you take one last look at it… you let it go. It’s like launching a child after high school. Out into … Continue reading

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Alliance’s second book features memories of country schools in Emmons County, Logan County and McIntosh County “Ready for School,” a new book published by the Tri-County Tourism Alliance will be on the shelf by the end of March. The alliance … Continue reading

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