Category Archives: Agriculture

Facebook said I was the target audience for groups that promote white supremacy and eugenics

Facebook said I was the target audience for far-right groups that pine for an Antebellum South and preach the virtues of white supremacy and eugenics. I discovered this when I went to Settings/Ads/YourInterests on Facebook and saw the types of … Continue reading

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The best way to spend a snow day in Iowa is in a cavernous skating rink in a cornfield

Jewel Skate Country has been around for more than 30 years. Big speakers were blasting out Camila Cabello’s “Havanna” and there is a new lighting system, but the rink fells like you are stepping back into the 1980s. Continue reading

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Canada’s Reifel Bird Sanctuary is a haven for swans, cranes, owls and the people who love to gaze at them

British Columbia’s George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary is the best place on the West Coast to see some of the world’s most spectacular birds, including trumpeter swans, eagles, owls and sandhill cranes. This pit stop for migratory birds is … Continue reading

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In Skagit County, Washington, you can buy locally grown apples and potatoes on the honor system

It was a wrong turn on a country road that led us to the sleepy little produce stand in Skagit County where a little bit of faith in humanity is on display with fresh apples and potatoes. The Pleasant Ridge … Continue reading

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