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Jim McNaughton, a native Minneapolis-St. Paulian (?), and proud of it, recently sent me an email about the attributes of the area and his state of Minnesota. This scribe was amused when, after all the accolades, he mentioned there is more shoreline in the “Land of Ten Thousand Lakes” than in all of California and Florida.

He also admitted it was good advertising to not mention the ice and snow, and the fact that “the stadium that is home of the Minnesota Vikings NFL team is not domed because of the weather, but to keep all the mosquitoes from blurring the quarterback’s vision.

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If the shoe fits, or clop, clop, flop, flop. Our favorite out of town waitress, the always lovely Maggie, was recently seen at her workplace, Yosemite Falls Café on Ashlan, wearing a slightly different pair of shoes. Now, Maggie is no clown, and when she had to borrow a pair of quite larger clod hoppers from her husband Tony for a morning shift they didn’t even slow her down.

As I’m sure Tony will agree, how can she always look so pretty and be celebrating her 40th birthday tomorrow? Happy birthday Maggie and don’t throw a shoe at me Sunday morning...


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