Skeleton of a Nation

jagged rocks dusted red bleed rose water from ancient springs who was baptized here saved and sustained by sacrificial land...

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In Praise of Aging

In praise of buses rattling through the streets In praise of passengers jostling for a seat In praise of a transfer I didn’t need to buy In

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The Little Guy

Dale Massie pulls for the little guy. “I’m pulling for the little guy, like you and me. God gives us free will. We have no excuse. You know what

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High Water

A grizzled old towboat mate of twenty-six named Steamboat Bill explained the dangers of working in high water to me in very simple, very direct

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Saint Paul Skyways = Freedom

I’m sure there are many who say they love Saint Paul more than any other place on earth, but for me to say that would be an understatement.

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Streetcars of Saint Paul

In the early 1940s, we lived on the East Side of Saint Paul near Hazelwood and Seventh streets, where streetcars stopped almost in front of our

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