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Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes by Cassie Liversidge

Maybe you have made a resolution to reduce your stress level. Consider the cup of tea: a warm soothing ritual of patience and tastiness. Cassie Liversidge offers ways to cultivate and create lovely cups of tea, using caffeinated and herbal blends in her book Homegrown Tea. ...

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Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

Hot Reads for Cold Nights LogoWhen the weather is cold, it’s time to find a hot read and join Virginia Public Library’s annual “Hot Reads for Col ...

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Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

Hot Reads for Cold Nights LogoWhen the weather is cold, it’s time to find a hot read and join Virginia Public Library’s annual “Hot Reads for Col ... More from Virginia Public Library Blog

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Did you know that 50% of all businesses fail withi

Did you know that 50% of all businesses fail within the first four years of operation? That’s a tough number for any entrepreneur or small business owner. ...

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Watercolor demo of Golden Pear Continues

I am getting much closer to done now...it will be the long process of cleaning edges etc but only a small area left to figure out...the twine around the darning needle in the center. ...

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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear Continues

I have worked today but unsure if it even shows. Some days are like that I guess. The confusing book is sorting itself out...I now have to take back some of the checkered pattern so you can see the letters on top but I had trouble following the pattern so just had to go for it...still a lot to do there but hopefully that pattern will come through when I am done. ...

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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear Continues

I have worked today but unsure if it even shows. Some days are like that I guess. The confusing book is sorting itself out...I now have to take back some of the checkered pattern so you can see the letters on top but I had trouble following the pattern so just had to go for it...still a lot to do there but hopefully that pattern will come through when I am done. ...

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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear

I sure am having trouble getting the right colors but at least you can see I am moving forward and the surprise at the end will be a painting that hopefully is the right color! ha!! I am playing with the angles and background to try something new to isolate my set up and draw the eye in...I am still not sure how dark to go with all of this so I am creeping in until I feel it is where I want it. ...

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Watercolor Demo of Golden Pear

I sure am having trouble getting the right colors but at least you can see I am moving forward and the surprise at the end will be a painting that hopefully is the right color! ha!! I am playing with the angles and background to try something new to isolate my set up and draw the eye in...I am still not sure how dark to go with all of this so I am creeping in until I feel it is where I want it. ... More from Watercolor Mania

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BF City Hall Project partners with Bigfork Cabin Fever Consignment Thrift Shop

This is the easiest fundraiser yet! B.I.G has opened an account at Bigfork's Cabin Fever Consignment Thrift Shop located on Main Street, Bigfork. Just drop of your donations, give them our account number and they will do the rest. ...

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North Itasca Round-Up Grant

B.I.G. recently received a North Itasca Electric Coop Round-Up grant for $230.00 earmarked for BF City Hall roof repair/replacement. The Round-Up program is an ongoing charitable fund raising program to benefit worthwhile community projects. ...

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Minnesota Historical Society Grant Update

In February 2014, using the $25,000 planning grant received in 2013,  B.I.G. hired Scalzo Architects from Duluth MN to fine tune the restoration project with detailed design proposals and cost estimates. ... More from Bigfork City Hall News

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Ice ReportNovember 18, 2014Little Wolf and Midge L

Ice ReportNovember 18, 2014Little Wolf and Midge Lake are frozen over.  Our bay on Big Wolf is also frozen.  We're off to a good start.  Just have t ...

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VETERANS DAY

Veterans Day 2014: Looking BackAs a kid I kept a scrapbook of the war in Europe and the Pacific.I pasted in maps with lines and arrows crossing France and Russia.My brother and I collected airplane cards - fighters and bomberswith their top speeds - Bell Aircobra, Lockheed Lightning, Thunderbolt,and Mustang. ...

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The old man and the wolves

 Reading this: http://www.startribune.com/sports/outdoors/282833431.html, and inside my brain statistical hairs start standing on end, bells go off, and finally, a plague of mathematical modelling locusts descends and places the land into darkness. ...

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The old man and the wolves

 Reading this: http://www.startribune.com/sports/outdoors/282833431.html, and inside my brain statistical hairs start standing on end, bells go off, and finally, a plague of mathematical modelling locusts descends and places the land into darkness. ...

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Dreams of Mourning

Tears dry on my pillow, disappearing like the days. Calendar pages bandage wounds, but clock hands fail to heal. I tumble through my memories hunting f ...

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Thanks for the Recourse Autumn

Autumn -a time of declining daylight,and noticeable angles of sun not elevated in skyanticipating color,bright rumblings of the last flight of butterfl ...

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O, Magnum Mysterium

Here's your chance.  You too can roll up all the darkness in life, squeeze it into a ball until it melds into new relationships, and feel it emanate bright, peaceful rays.  Join the Itasca Community Chorus in concert Nov. ...

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O, Magnum Mysterium

Here's your chance.  You too can roll up all the darkness in life, squeeze it into a ball until it melds into new relationships, and feel it emanate bright, peaceful rays.  Join the Itasca Community Chorus in concert Nov. ... More from Itasca Community Chorus

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