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Big Tom Turkeys strutting their stuff - Happy Thansksgiving!
Friday Nov 20 2015
Here come the big Tom Turkeys, strutting their stuff. They circle, they turn, they stroll in their Thanksgiving Turkey Testosterone Strut. We know the Toms are supposed to be try ...
The quiet Finns — maybe they’re just avoiding the dictionary
Wednesday Nov 18 2015
“Finns talk little and avoid small talk.” “Finns are not known for being talkative.” “Silence is considered part of conversation.” If I we ...
Wednesday Nov 11 2015
By Jane Tahti For The Lincoln News Messenger I never quite got the difference between “naked” and “nude” until we went to Finland. Naked? You’re ...
Special memories in flight
Wednesday Nov 04 2015
My father told me two of his special memories involving birds and I’m adding one of my own. The first was his recounting of an afternoon at a deer stand on a mountai ...
Never ever lost: Goodbye becomes hello
Thursday Oct 29 2015
At our age, loss occurs a little too often, closer and closer. Second to the excruciating free-fall of family loss, loss of friends is also an emotional blow. A few weeks ago, ...
Just a little lie
Wednesday Oct 14 2015
We lived with my Grandmother Jess until I was 6 years old. That’s my excuse. I was too young to know any better. At dinner, I sat at the end of the dining ...
They’re coming home
Wednesday Oct 07 2015
By Jane Tahti For The Lincoln News Messenger Here they come. Silvery scaled salmon. Silvery feathered geese. Here they come, returning year after ...
The Wonderful Ravine, Part 2: Our arms were full
Wednesday Sep 30 2015
Jacquelyn lived at the very southeast edge of town. Her front porch looked across empty fields that ran down to the banks of the Auburn Ravine. We would ride our bikes down the li ...
The wonderful ravine, part 1: Swimming skeletons
Thursday Sep 24 2015
Our wonderful, wonderful Auburn Ravine! My great-great-grandparents swam in the Auburn Ravine, as did many other old time families. Back then, in its heyday, I don ...
Upstairs in downtown, part 5: walkabout on a banner
Wednesday Sep 16 2015
Our little upstairs apartment stood on its Fifth Street site since 1906. And then, on one amazing day, the stalwart little building decided to go on a city of Lincoln walk ...
Upstairs in downtown, part five: the 4th of July 'F' fest
Wednesday Sep 09 2015
Before we left our upstairs apartment, our toddler had yet another show to put on in that Fifth Street window. It was the 4th of July, at the very end of the parade. As always, ...
A deep family connection to Labor Day
Wednesday Sep 02 2015
My husband, Alvar, was always a little irritated with me when I mixed up Memorial Day and Labor Day. He had good reason. He was a World War II veteran, trained as a me ...
Upstairs in downtown, part 4: Tom saves our toddler
Wednesday Aug 26 2015
When we lived upstairs, spring and summer days found our bay windows pushed up, with fresh air streaming through the tall screens. Even in the kitchen, the windows were almos ...
Upstairs in downtown, part 3: Intoxicated
Wednesday Aug 19 2015
When we lived upstairs, our big kitchen windows overlooked the alley parking lot of the little old Lincoln Police Department. One night, a police car pulled into the lot. ...
July is for George, part 3: America’s patriotic gardener
Thursday Jul 16 2015
No, no and no! Young George did not chop down that cherry tree. No, no and no! He did not confess with that prissy little sentence: “I cannot tell a lie.” ...
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