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TAG : October 2005

Garden Clippings: Pine Wilt

I would bet that a large percentage of CAPPER'S readers lost an American elm in the last several decades, due to Dutch elm disease. There are still some old stalwarts scattered across the country that missed being infected or had a resistance to the disease, but what was once a tree for every ...

Editors Notebook October 2005

Editor's NotebookKathryn Compton EditorBeing neighborly is a simple artIf I were asked to name what I've loved most in my life, high on the list would be the wonderful neighbors I've known. Not always, not everywhere, but throughout the years, I have been deeply blessed to have neighbors who ...

Little House sites abound for the curious

Laura Ingalls Wilder's series of 'Little House' books have been enjoyed by generations of readers. Loyal fans who want to get a first-hand glimpse at the locales and way of life that the books describe can visit many of the settings that inspired the books' author.The Laura Ingalls Wilder ...

Community offers glimpse into Amish way of life

A tour through Harmony, a small town in Southeastern Minnesota, offers insights into the Amish lifestyle. Although they aren't the only ones who live in the area, everywhere one looks are reminders that this isn't a typical American community, from the handmade quilts and expertly crafted ...

Early maps proved difficult to follow

How would you like traveling with a map showing things out of proportion and inaccurately placed? That's the kind of map our ancestors used - when they had maps at all.Maps are a reflection of mapmakers and the times in which they live. Drawing an accurate map requires knowledge of the world - ...

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