The little treasures (Volume 28)

More, more, more!

Lindbergh visit?

Contributor: Ella (can’t read last name; looks like Frusty) of Brainerd

Date of picture: 1934 or 1935

Date of contribution: February 22, 2007

Caption: “My grandmother lived about two miles north of Little Falls, Minnesota, on the river road.

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Looking backward: “The Governor treated us special. He treated us with respect. He had patience with us.”

The Permanent Fatherly/Sonsly Record

The Astronomer of Nininger: “The virus has given us more time to think about things that we might not have thought about during ‘normal’ times.

“I recently found myself recognizing and crediting my father for part of his fantastic role in raising my brother and me. It took courage and patience and love.

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The little treasures (Volume 26)

Believe it or not, we are still not near the end of the photographs and captions that never found space in the daily-newsprint Bulletin Board.

Onward!

Giant mushrooms

Contributor: Phyllis Bernards

Date of picture: September 21, 2010

Date of contribution: October 7, 2010

Caption: “Sept. 9th saw a mushroom picture [in Bulletin Board]. My husband and I walked around Bennett Lake not long after and happened to look in the wooded area near County Road C and Victoria, and there were two large mushrooms.

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What sort of magic can you do at noon on the day of February’s full moon? Go ask an Italian!

Here & There

Writes Grandma Pat, “formerly of rural Roberts, Wisconsin”: “Subject: Apples.

“I recently read an article about a new apple variety that was just developed at the University of Minnesota. [Bulletin Board notes: Triumph™!] That brought back an ‘apple memory’ of several years ago:

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