Girl From the North Country

Blog URL: http://girlfromthenorthcountry.wordpress.com

MN is the land of blond hair and blue ears. Mine have finally thawed. Girl From the North Country is a chronicle of my move from rural MN to LA. You really can't take the Minnesota out of the girl.

Located: St James, Minnesota
Tags: small town life, moving, weather, Southern California, Bob Dylan, adventure, young adults, career, travel

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Work-Related on Apr 5, 2011 in UncategorizedPart of the reason I rarely update my blog anymore is because work keeps me so dang busy. So, here’s a little something I wrote for work.



New-Agey on Feb 14, 2011 in UncategorizedAbout 3 years ago, my dog passed away. I’d had her since I was 12, and her death was very difficult for me and my family. It wasn’t something we planned. She was getting old, but the finality of her death struck suddenly. I was in Califo...



Grandma’s Things on Jan 26, 2011 in UncategorizedWhen I was seven or eight, my brother and I would go to Grandma’s house three times a week while Mom was at work. We walked the mile across our tiny hometown each time, arriving at her back door. For the longest time, I thought her back door was ac...



Single Girls and Grocery Stores on Jan 13, 2011 in UncategorizedAt the grocery store, I picked the shortest line, holding my Lean Cuisine meal. I stopped by to pick something up on the way home from work, too tired to cook, surprisingly too responsible to purchase fast food. I hadn’t even put make up on. I...



Lists on Dec 15, 2010 in UncategorizedThese are a few things I could do without in 2011 (in no particular order): 1. Worry/fear 2. Event coordinating — other than small gatherings in my home, which I enjoy coordinating very much 3. Homesickness 4. Car trouble 5. Debt 6. Unhealthy f...



Disclaimer on Dec 14, 2010 in UncategorizedTypically one of these posts begins with an apology.  It is like striking up a conversation with a very dear friend after several months’ separation. A few literal conversations like that are in the future as well, via phone when I am away in...