Tired of being inspiring

Tired of being inspiring

I recently came across a young lady posting on You Tube who is tired of being brave. She berates those who approach her in public to tell her she is “so brave” to deal with her disability the way she does. Her name is Claire Webber. She continues No...
Coates – My Old Home Town

Coates – My Old Home Town

The Spiral Bridge story occurs in the area between Hastings and Rosemount, Minnesota. During the days of the Great Depression there was a little unincorporated community between these two towns known as Coates, Our family farm was on the northern edge of that...
The One-Room School

The One-Room School

  The first school I ever attended was a one-room school situated on a gravel road about a mile east from Coates, Minnesota. If my memory does not fail me, it was District 108 and Miss Dalton was our teacher. It was a public school on an acre of ground across the road...