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Friday Photography: High Plains Homestead in Sepia

Sepia seemed a fitting tint for a new “Old” West town … High Plains Homestead near Crawford, Nebraska Advertisements

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Friday Photography: Homestead High Plains in Black & White

High Plains Homestead near Crawford, NE

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Friday Photography: Homestead High Plains in Living Color

I had fun experimenting with both my camera and my cell phone when I was taking photographs around the High Plains Homestead.  So, while I will end up with several entries about the place, each one shows a different angle or viewpoint.  And even though four blog posts (including the one I wrote previously) seems […]

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Flashback Friday: High Plains Homestead: The Old West in Western Nebraska

Before we went up to Northwest Nebraska, we had made a list of places we wanted to see.  The High Plains Homestead almost made the cut, but one of the reasons the location was removed was because I was not exactly  sure where the place could be found.  But as we were making the gravel […]

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Nebraska Passport: Tours Across Nebraska

I must admit I am a rather big Jeopardy fan.   Not very many shows have made my “follow” list, but that is one that I have watched almost daily for years.  One category that they feature is “Common Bonds.”  As for the pictures that I featured on yesterday’s “Wordless Wednesday,” they all had one thing […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Where All Were We (in Nebraska)?

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Nebraska Boys State Basketball Tournament 2014

Now flooded with boys basketball fans from across the state, the Capital City is going to be a happening place for the next few days.  By now, one set of games is already in the record books.  But despite being a bit delayed today, I still wanted to give a shout out to all of […]

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Thanking our military with a Blue Star

Can we ever thank our military enough for all of the sacrifices that they and their families make to keep us safe?  One small tangible way was set up several years ago.  An organization devoted to the military, called Blue Star Families, has made arrangements for military and their families to get into area museums […]

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How Gaming Can Negatively Affect All Nebraskans: Watch “Growing Up Gambling” On Nebraska NET tonight

What do “Candy Crush,” “Playstation,” “Fantasy Football,” and “March Madness” have in common?  They are all subtle ways that your child can grow up to become addicted to gambling.  NOW WAIT JUST A MINUTE … before you go and throw out your video box OR before you stop reading, STOP and let me tell you […]

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Friday Flashback: Using Quilts to Interpret Nebraska History

When pioneer women sewed quilts, they were not looking to write history.  They were simply piecing together warmth for their family.  While a few perhaps created for the sake of art, survival was more of their focus. I had hoped to write about this topic last week right after I talked about the International Quilt […]

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