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Wed
21
May
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Memorial Day

Lowell Watson
Lowell Watson, North Port, Fla., is a 1961 graduate of Frazee High School. He married Holly Willprecht, a 1963 graduate of FHS. Lowell wrote “Grandma's Trunk,” a story of hime growing up in Frazee and “O to See A Starry Night,” a collection of his poems, prose and photographs.
Markers, tall, standing.
All in lines straight.
Presenting heroes slain.
Who Cries?
Mother.
Father.
Spouse.
Sons and daughters.
Wed
14
May
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Lake season start ‘fun’


Delair Kaas (right) took a tumble into the cool winterkill-infested waters at Shell Lake Friday evening while putting the docks in. The evening of "if something could go wrong it did" continued. Photo by Gale Kaas
I’ve been running like a chicken with its head cut off getting everything settled at the cabin.
 
Wed
14
May
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A mom’s Mother’s Day


The cast of the Frazee High School musical included Jacob Wheeler, Shayna Rodeman, Tristan Watchorn, Alex Day, Jocelyn Giefer, Annie Sisson, Delaney Matejka, Drew Dahlgren, Hailey Jutz, Alexis Fagerlie, Josi Tappe, Kyliegh Van Den Eykel, Taylor Wutzke, Lars Christianson, Nate Geiselhart, Zak Watchorn, Cole Zick, Seth Wutzke, Anjelika Gunderson, Morgan Laine, Paige Saarinen, Kim Wheeler, Cole Zick, Cheyanne Hart, Samantha Riggles, Becca Sorlien-Riewer and Brooke Sperl. Students working tech and make-up aspects of the play included Katie Jorschumb, Jacob Lormis, Tiana Reetz, Anthony Santos, Katie Smith, Desiree Bauer, Shelley Day, Saskia Gottschalk and Tessa Peterson. Directors were Brittany Forness and Brian Selander. Photo by Joleen Giefer
Mother’s Day has been a difficult time of year for me since my son Tyler’s passing. There are a few big dates that happen all at the same time – Mother’s Day, graduation and my birthday, all bringing up sad feelings. 
 
Wed
14
May
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Mother’s Day weekend, never a dull moment

Surrounded by my kids and family, there was plenty of excitement and visitors, with never a dull moment this Mother’s Day weekend.
 
Wed
14
May
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Some one is doing something right

Wed
07
May
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Spring brings busy days


Tucker's confirmation - Cally, Tucker, CallaBelle and Darby.
Wed
07
May
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I wish I knew this years ago

At times it may seem as though I live under a rock, after discovering fishing licenses were online when they’ve been around for a while.
 
Wed
07
May
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Carbs: Good, bad, but mostly tasty

There are carbs and there are carbs.
 
In the good old days, many auto enthusiasts – today, often called “motorheads” – talked about their vehicles having either a two-barrel or four-barrel carburetor. 
Wed
07
May
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War gains nothing

Most of this I wrote about 15 or 20 years ago and those who were here to read it have probably forgotten, while a whole new generation doesn’t know what it was like.
 
Wed
30
Apr
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In my experience, war is not the answer

Hopefully by the time you read this the crisis in Ukraine has been resolved peacefully instead of the usual method of death and destruction followed by a “cease fire” agreement that should have been resolved first.
 

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