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Aug 2, 2017 - Return to Coronado Heights

I got up early this morning to return to Coronado Heights to watch the sunrise over the Great Plains. When I got there there was another car parked next to the castle that was going to ruin the shot if they didn’t move. I was parked across the hilltop and could hear that it was a bunch of kids that appeared to have spent the night drinking. The was a lot of yelling and 4-letter words coming from their car. I never know what to expect when I alone in the dark at these places. Fortunately they packed up and drove away before the sunrise and I...

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Aug 1, 2017 - Little Sweden

We went to Lindsborg, KS on Tuesday after visiting Coronado Heights Park just outside of Lindsborg. I wanted to check out the Coronado Castle so I could go back at sunrise for pictures. After looking at the castle we drove into Lindsborg, know as "Little Sweden". It was originally built up by Swedish immigrants in the late 19th century by a group of Swedish immigrants from the province of Varmland in Sweden. The city's Swedish-language name means Linden Castle. It was named for three men Messrs. Lind, Lindgren and Lindahl, who were members...

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Sep 16, 2011 - Poor Aussie

For many of us, our dogs are members of our families, just like our children. That is true in our family and most of our extended family. Brian brought home a little furry bundle to Sunny many years ago - a Blue Merle Australian Shepherd. He has been Sunny's companion and guard dog for 13+ years. He has been a comfort to both of them when Brian was traveling for weeks at a time with his work. That dog would give his life to protect Sunny. When you hear him barking inside the house, no sane person would enter without an invitation. He is...

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