December 15th, 2020

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“Serving North Lincoln County”

“There is often, in the affairs of government, more efficiency and wisdom in non-action than in action” -John C. Calhoun

Festive Parasites

Mistletoe is a classic Christmas decoration, which has always struck me as rather odd, considering that all varieties of mistletoe are parasitic plants. Depending on how bad the infestation is, mistletoe is quite capable of killing its host plants. There are many types of mistletoe (117 species globally, 5 species of dwarf mistletoe are common… Continue reading Festive Parasites


I carry a gun

I carry a gun when I go for walks.  Occasionally I see an article about carrying an everyday pistol – yet these folks might as well be in a different world.  I don’t need the pistol to protect myself – I have two small dogs that are at some level of risk when we run… Continue reading I carry a gun

How Long do Gift Cards Last?

Buying gift cards has some appeal, as a way to help out local businesses. Buy it now- giving the business some much needed cash, redeem later when business is better. What about using an existing gift certificate? Does putting off redeeming a gift card actually benefit the business? It depends on the state, and how… Continue reading How Long do Gift Cards Last?

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Dried Corn Soup

Once, when I visited the Lower Brule, I was served soup made from dry field corn.  There was no large explanation, just the opportunity for the wasichu to recognize how tough the times were in the first days of the reservations and the last days of the buffalo.  While it’s not five-star cuisine, the recipe… Continue reading Dried Corn Soup

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