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The Neighborhood That Could

The Neighborhood That Could by Ramla Abdi (9 years) Each and every day many things happen. One day one thing happened that changed a lot in some people’s lives. A neighborhood was full of people, grocery stores, a shoe shop, ice cream store and much more! But sadly all of it was destroyed. People got thrown out of their homes, got run out of [...]

“Reflections” Mirror the heart and soul of youth and elders

REFLECTIONS abound on each page of this issue.  May your good reflections this Season of Holidays and Gatherings only be exceeded by the richness of revisited traditions and togetherness with family and friends. Semilla Poetry Contest Winners 7-10 YRS. OLD:  Mariposa (Sp. and Eng.) Insectos con alas, tienen seis patas Vuelen, [...]

The next NEW PWW Photo will appear in January 2012 Including THE BEST EVER PWW RESPONSE

The one and only correct contestant for the November Phillips What Where was by Matthew Roed.  We have never had such a thorough answer along with additional commentary about Phillips.  Here it is in its entirety:  Dear Editor: My name is Matthew Roed and I live in Golden Valley and work at Abbott Northwestern Hospital where I read the [...]

Searching – A Serial Novelle Chapter 33: In Their Unknowing Grew A Great Joy

The procession was led by a group of children, dressed in bright red vests and carrying the most beautiful stars on thin poles. Each star had a face, and each face had a story.  Ahead, the bright star on the church tower grew bigger and bigger.  A guitar and the words of a Christmas bolero floated from the tower. All around them, Angel and Luz [...]

Potter’s Field Tales no less rich and fascinating! Generosity doesn’t tell it all!

Potter’s Field Tales no less rich and  fascinating! Generosity doesn’t tell it all!

By Sue Hunter Weir There are 350 people buried in the cemetery’s Potters Field whose remains were used as research subjects in anatomy courses at the University of Minnesota during the years 1914-1916.  They were, to the say the least, a colorful lot:  homeless men, prison inmates, men who were both the instigators and victims of crime.  [...]

Winter Solstice celebrated in stories, dance, and runes

Winter Solstice celebrated in stories, dance, and runes

By Carsten Smith The winter solstice marks the time when the days slowly begin to lengthen and the light returns to the world. Celebrated as “Jul” (yule) in Scandinavian countries, Nordic Roots storyteller and singer Kari Tauring and folk dancer Carol Sersland, along with Tapestry Folk Dance Center, bring the joy of this festival of light [...]

The Descendants

The Descendants

“ The Descendants”(2011) *****       An Hominem Enterprises Drama/Comedy Cast: George Clooney (Matt or Matthew King), Shailene Woodley (Alexandra or Alexis King), Amara Miller (Scottie King), Patricia  Hastie (Elizabeth King),Beau Bridges (Cousin Hugh), Matthew Lillard (Brian Speer), Judy Greer (Julie Speer).Running time: 115 [...]

Jim Stewart’s article in The Alley Prompts Visitor to Create a Wood Type Poster of Wendell Phillips

Jim Stewart’s article in The Alley Prompts Visitor to Create a Wood Type Poster of Wendell Phillips

A poster marking Wendell Phillips’ 200th birthday, nailed to a power pole in the former copper mining town of Calumet, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Daniel Schneider, who lives in Michigan’s copper district, nailed up 11 of the wood type posters in Calumet and surrounding mining towns on November 11, 2011. A novice letterpress printer, [...]

December 2011 Daves’ Dumpster

December 2011 Daves’ Dumpster

Mixed Bag

by Peter Molenaar Unlike the esteemed guru who, it is said, once transcended all earthly attachments, the rest of us are bound to the spiritual ups and downs which reflect the satisfactions and irritations of our existence. St. Paul’s Church, 11-11-11… It was in conjunction with the 200th birthday of Wendell Phillips, renowned [...]

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