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Rod Swanson: Metal Hobbyist and Craftsman

When we stopped in Perham, Minnesota for lunch with our friend Jana, she took us out to see her father’s tractors.  When she first mentioned it, I thought she meant he collected and restored tractors. Rod, a retired railroad employee, … Continue reading

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Racing Turtles in Perham, Minnesota

Perham, Minnesota [PUR-əm] has around 3,000 people, mostly of German and Norwegian descent.  We stopped there to have lunch with our friend Jana who has a summer home on a nearby lake. Jana, who now has adult children, took us … Continue reading

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