Celebrating Independence Day in Small Town America

Across the United States millions of Americans are celebrating Independence Day with parades, picnics, barbecues and fireworks. The town of Murdock Nebraska is no different. However, our story is a little unique because you see it is a village of Read More …

Memorial Day Patriotism

The Internet and Social Media Patriotism I’m so glad to see Memorial Day patriotism┬áspread all over the vast social media networks, including Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter. People may criticize social media, call it a waste of time, snippets of fluff, Read More …

Placing Flags For Memorial Day

For many Memorial Day weekend starts with “Flaging In” when the cemeteries are decorated with American flags on the graves of veterans. It is often the VFW that coordinates this and this is true in a small Nebraska town of Elmwood, Nebraska. Read More …

“Brother, My Brother”, a Tribute to Veterans

Across the country schools take time out to celebrate and honor our countries veterans, here is a preview of how a small Nebraska High School choir honors our veterans. Read More …

Halloween Night, Nebraska Style including a 800 lb Pumpkin

800 pound pumpkins can be spotted in Nebraska this time of year. Possible? Yes, if you use a little creativity. Read More …

The Legendary Musical Tunnel at Harvest of Harmony Parade

One day every October a tunnel in the middle of Nebraska reverberates with music. Finally, after many years I was able to witness this event that lasted for about three hours. Then it was gone for another year. Read More …

Silent Sunday #8

Friday night football in the Midwest is the social event of the week. Family and friends come out to cheer on the local team and, most importantly, socialize. Read More …

#18/52: Cows in the Sunset

The grass is belly high, the cow have calves by their side and the sun is setting on the horizon. How I love the Midwest Read More …