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Yuletide Cheer

Mineral Point looks so charming at this time of the year.  If you walk up High Street, you’ll get an invigorating whiff from the fresh pine garlands with red velvet bows decorating the shop windows.  Right now, there is a nice blanket of sparkling fresh snow on … Continue reading

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The Halloween Parade

The Mineral Point Halloween parade is a favorite of mine.  I look forward to it every year.  One time, I was only two minutes late and it was all over!  There were many adorable kids and grown-ups in costume.  The line-up … Continue reading

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The Cheese Country Trail & Brewpub Pies

On Sunday afternoon, my partner in crime Keith and I had a little taste of fall in Mineral Point.  It was cool enough that I could wear a little knit cap, extra thick hoody, and convertible gloves.  We decided to … Continue reading

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All Around the Gooseberry Bush

Sometime between February and March, when you get the feeling like maybe nothing could ever be green again, I discovered River Cottage.  It’s a television series by chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, centered around his home in Dorset (England), where he grows or forages much of what … Continue reading

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Tea at Trinity

Every year, the Trinity Episcopal Church holds a tea party in the spring.  I’ve been wanting to attend for awhile and this year I finally managed to be in town for the event.  It was just a gorgeous day, sunny and … Continue reading

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