Monthly Archives: August 2010


Reminder: Click thumbnails to see the full size pics! I seem to be seeing Seattle in bits and pieces over the years as I pass through on my way someplace else. This time was no exception. Mr. K. and I decided to give ourselves plenty of leeway to get to the cruise ship on time […]

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Powwow at Standing Rock Reservation

We went last spring to a powwow at Fort Yates in the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, a Lakota and Dakota Sioux reservation. The festivities featured dancing, drumming, and chanting contests. It took place in the high school gym, and it was loud … too  loud for me, so I stayed out in the halls and […]

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The Ladies Biffy

The first floor women’s room in the North Dakota state capitol building is a trip back in time to an era when gentile ladies had limbs, not legs, wore unmentionables, visited the biffy every so often, and needed a place to take a break from their wearying toils. And so women’s rooms had lounges just […]

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The Confounded First Post

First posts on a new blog are so hard to write. I’ve been bumbling around with this one for days. Then my niece pointed out that it doesn’t really matter, it will quickly disappear into the sands of time. She suggested I just say hello and get past it. So …. Hello! I’m Noël Lee, […]

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