Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 18 Dec 2014 17:46:57 EDTThu, 18 Dec 2014 17:46:57 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss'sno funhttp://www.Marshallindependent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/1941/'sno-fun.htmlTalked to a funeral director on the phone this morning. He is from Georgia and asked if we had any snow here. I said we had a little bit. He said we (Minnesotans/Northerners) were lucky to have snow. "When it snows here the city shuts down," he said.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:21:16 EDTDownton Doingshttp://www.Marshallindependent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/1940/Downton-Doings.htmlMy daughter and I attended the sneak preview of season five of "Downton Abbey" Friday night at Southwest Minnesota State University.Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:32:06 EDTBingo!http://www.Marshallindependent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/1939/Bingo!.htmlBeing the youngest of five girls has been handy, not only for hand-me-downs when I was a kid and which I am still receiving, but my sisters go through life passages before I do. I can kind of know what to expect.Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:27:09 EDTThanksmas Dayhttp://www.Marshallindependent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/1938/Thanksmas-Day.htmlThe Independent circulation department receives many messages on its voice mail by the time staff comes in to work. Usually the messages are about missed newspapers; other messages are for other departments and those get forwarded on.Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:23:48 EDTSo Long and Thanks for all the Grapeshttp://www.Marshallindependent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/1937/So-Long-and-Thanks-for-all-the-Grapes.htmlI love Thanksgiving. I love turkey and potatoes and eating until I fall asleep. Oddly enough, I do not care for gravy. I prefer my potatoes topped with copious amounts of butter and kernels of corn.Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:09:53 EDT