Summary of last few days: We crossed back over the Mississippi and started across northern Minnesota. Marianne Klaus in tiny McGrath, Minnesota (pop. 65) told me growing up in the ’30s her parents had 30 cows, some chickens and a … Continue reading


More summary updates from the last few days: In Winona, Minnesota I interviewed Paul and Sarah Freid who are live-in volunteers at a Catholic Worker house for the homeless there. Paul, who was a theology major in college, said the … Continue reading


Met with George Bartosh in Ocala, Florida. He is originally from Minnesota and had a cabin on, what he swears, is the “Lake Woebogone” story teller Garrison Keillor talks about each week on his Public Radio show. (The actual name … Continue reading