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LILLIAN CROOK: WildDakotaWoman — Momaday, Falling Stars And Two Extraordinary Nights in November

Although the annual Leonids meteor showers have come and gone, the news about this tonight’s potential “rich burst” of shooting stars from the Unicorn meteor showers has me thinking back to two remarkable nights in my life during Novembers long past. I follow the website “Earth & Sky,” and here is something they have to say about the Unicorn meteors: …


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LILLIAN CROOK: WildDakotaWoman — My Country Music Memories

Although we have greatly anticipated its airing, at Red Oak House we mostly watched “Country Music” in delay, recording it for playback at our convenience, and we finished it Sunday afternoon. Every moment took me back to my many days in my father’s homeland, Mississippi, and my time in Nashville, when I was attending graduate school at Vanderbilt University, where …


TERRY DULLUM: The Dullum File — Twenty Questions (Or So) For Doug Allen Nash

Ken Burn’s terrific PBS documentary series “County Music” could result in a whole new batch of country music fans. And now a new voice is about to be heard in Grand Forks for the first time. Nashville recording artist and consummate showman Doug Allen Nash is bringing his acclaimed tribute to music icons Johnny Cash and Neil Diamond to the …

LILLIAN CROOK: WildDakotaWoman — ‘The Things They Carried’

Like millions of others, I’ve now watched all 10 episodes of the moving Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary, “The Vietnam War” on PBS. My thoughts are filled with the stories and images in this film and with my personal Vietnam War memories. After we’ve watched each compelling episode, my husband and I talked about his Vietnam War memories. He served in the …