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I’d forgotten about hat hair.
You’d be crazy to cross Mr Smith’s garden. But one night I had to.
Clothing for all weathers is essential in Minnesota. Parkas, mittens, sweaters, boots. Plus boogers in the shoulder seasons.
It’s a word used across the United States and even internationally, but maybe not as comprehensively as in Stearns County, Minnesota.
Back then, I didn’t know I would have my first and only child at 40 and call her Lily.