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The Wayne Chicken Show

We people in Northeastern Nebraska are familiar with one of the few festivals that rival the State Fair as a summertime highlight… The Wayne Chicken Show. It’s a festival held each second weekend of July. As far as I know, … Continue reading

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Fiesta de Santa Fe

“It’s older than Christmas!”  The statement sticks out like a sore thumb to this history buff.  My friend Sam and I had taken two weeks off, following Labor Day in 1971, to swing through New Mexico. The main purpose was … Continue reading

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Gion Matsuri

Today is the day of the most famous, grand parade in Japan.  The Yamaboko Junkō takes place to cap a month long festival called the Gion Matsuri in Kyoto.  The downtown area of Kyoto’s Gion district is closed off to … Continue reading

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